Fair Housing Law and Practice In the Market

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Discrimination in the housing industry can be blatantly obvious and deliberate or subtle and genuinely unintentional. Regardless of the intent, judgments are handed down every day against discriminatory housing practices. Breaching fair housing laws can result in costly fines, suspended licenses, and even revoked licenses. You can protect yourself from liability and help eliminate discrimination in the housing industry by becoming educated on the laws that regulate discrimination and by making an informed choice to work within the boundaries set by these laws. Of course, the most important reason why real estate licensees should follow fair housing laws is that fair housing provides an equal market that fosters economic growth and makes home ownership and quality rentals available to larger numbers of people. Plus, fair housing is good for business by making it possible for real estate professionals and investors to maximize their earning potential. In this course, you will learn about the significant milestones in housing law history and review the primary aspects of fair housing laws including, the significant legislative acts that continue to define today’s fair housing practices.

3-Hours Fair Housing Law

Lessons

3 – Equitable Housing Opportunities – Fair Housing Law and Practice In the Market

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson Risks of Noncompliance with Fair Housing Law While the creation of civil rights laws establishes a code for public behavior, years of discriminatory practices and bigoted attitudes and beliefs are not…Risks of Noncompliance with Fair Housing Law While the creation of civil rights laws establishes a code for public behavior, years of […]

8 – Failure to Allow Accommodations – Fair Housing Law and Practice In the Market

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson Failure to Allow Accommodations As discussed previously, property owners and managers must allow persons with physical or emotional disabilities to make reasonable structural changes that would enable them to fully enjoy their…Failure to Allow Accommodations As discussed previously, property owners and managers must allow persons with physical or emotional disabilities to make reasonable structural […]

9 – Refusal to Negotiate – Fair Housing Law and Practice In the Market

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson Refusal to Negotiate It is illegal to refuse to negotiate or ignore firm rental or sale offers based on a person’s race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, or familial status.…Refusal to Negotiate It is illegal to refuse to negotiate or ignore firm rental or sale offers based on a person’s race, […]

12 – HUD’s Complaint Process and Enforcement – Fair Housing Law and Practice In the Market

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson HUD Fair Housing Enforcement Fair Housing laws help ensure that all American citizens have equal access to the housing of their choice. Many real estate professionals, however, unknowingly bypass these laws, while…HUD Fair Housing Enforcement Fair Housing laws help ensure that all American citizens have equal access to the housing of their choice. Many […]

13 – Fair Housing Assistance Program – Fair Housing Law and Practice In the Market

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson HUD Agencies that Assist Individuals in Redressing Discrimination Most states have statutes that can be used to redress discrimination in the sale or rental of properties. When state and local Fair…HUD Agencies that Assist Individuals in Redressing Discrimination Most states have statutes that can be used to redress discrimination in the sale […]

16 – Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – Fair Housing Law and Practice In the Market

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Like the Fair Housing Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that is enforced by the federal government. It is aimed…Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Like the Fair Housing Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that […]

17 – Five Separate Titles Exist within the ADA – Fair Housing Law and Practice In the Market

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson Five separate Titles exist within the ADA. Specifically, Title III, Public Accommodations in Housing, deals with reasonable accommodation in publicly accommodating properties and public areas: Title I: Employment – Accessible work…Five separate Titles exist within the ADA. Specifically, Title III, Public Accommodations in Housing, deals with reasonable accommodation in publicly accommodating properties […]

18 – Frequently Asked Questions – Fair Housing Law and Practice In the Market

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson Title III Places of Public Accommodation Frequently Asked Questions    Are there any limitations on the ADA’s barrier removal requirements for existing facilities? Yes. Barrier removal needs to be accomplished only…Title III Places of Public Accommodation Frequently Asked Questions    Are there any limitations on the ADA’s barrier removal requirements for existing facilities? […]

19 – Seven Important Aspects of Title III -Fair Housing Law and Practice In the Market

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson ADA Law and Real Estate Licensees ADA requirements are often considered non-specific and somewhat ambiguous when it comes to their application in the real estate industry. This ambiguity has contributed to…ADA Law and Real Estate Licensees ADA requirements are often considered non-specific and somewhat ambiguous when it comes to their application in the […]

22 – Licensee Ethics – Fair Housing Law and Practice In the Market

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson Ethics & Successful Business Obeying the law and acting ethically is not the same thing. Merely complying with the letter of the law is not enough. Real estate licensees must understand…Ethics & Successful Business Obeying the law and acting ethically is not the same thing. Merely complying with the letter of the law […]

23 – Providing Ethnic Diversity Information – Fair Housing Law and Practice In the Market

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson Providing Ethnic Diversity Information In 1994, a previously convicted child molester lived directly across the street from the Kanka residence in a quiet New Jersey neighborhood. Given that, at that time,…Providing Ethnic Diversity Information In 1994, a previously convicted child molester lived directly across the street from the Kanka residence in a quiet […]

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