Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

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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 homeownership 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 Hrs Fair Housing

Lessons

3. Today’s Fair Housing Discrimination – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 8 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson Victims of housing discrimination need not go through HUD or any other governmental agency to pursue their rights, however, the Fair Housing Act confers jurisdiction to hear cases in federal district…Victims of housing discrimination need not go through HUD or any other governmental agency to pursue their rights, however, the Fair Housing […]

4. Legal Hotline Q & A: Part 1 – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson All Information on this page is from the Arizona Association Of Realtors  Legal Hotline Click here A Registered Sex Offender is not a member of a Protected Class Protected by…All Information on this page is from the Arizona Association Of Realtors  Legal Hotline Click here A Registered Sex Offender is not […]

6. The Impact of the Fair Housing Act – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson What is the Fair Housing Act? Once upon a time in the not too distant past, people in the United States were routinely denied housing or financing for housing because…What is the Fair Housing Act? Once upon a time in the not too distant past, people in the United States were […]

7. Fair Housing Law & Practice – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson “It is the policy of the United States to provide, within constitutional limitations, for fair housing throughout the United States.” 42 U.S.C. §3601. Background The first civil rights legislation enacted…“It is the policy of the United States to provide, within constitutional limitations, for fair housing throughout the United States.” 42 U.S.C. […]

8. Legal Hotline Q & A: Part 2 – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson All Information on this page is from the Arizona Association Of Realtors  Legal Hotline Click here Fair Housing Law Protects National Origin FACTS:                   A real estate licensee wishes to represent…All Information on this page is from the Arizona Association Of Realtors  Legal Hotline Click here Fair Housing Law Protects National Origin […]

10. The Americans with Disabilities Act – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson The Americans with Disabilities Act Defined The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990. In a nutshell, the Act tries to ensure that disabled people are not discriminated against and…The Americans with Disabilities Act Defined The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990. In a nutshell, the Act tries to ensure […]

11. Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Kit – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson This Question and Answer information packet supplements the ADA Compliance Kit distributed by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® in January 1992 and covers the most frequently asked questions from REALTORS® in relation…This Question and Answer information packet supplements the ADA Compliance Kit distributed by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® in January 1992 and covers the […]

12. Legal Hotline Q & A: Part 3 – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson All Information on this page is from the Arizona Association Of Realtors  Legal Hotline Click here HOA Cannot Unreasonably Restrict Access to Swimming Pool Issue: An HOA rule prohibits the…All Information on this page is from the Arizona Association Of Realtors  Legal Hotline Click here HOA Cannot Unreasonably Restrict Access to […]

14. Rejecting Prospective Residents – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson Throughout the United States, individuals with criminal records, regardless of whether they pose little or no threat, face significant barriers when seeking to buy or rent a home. Amazingly, between…Throughout the United States, individuals with criminal records, regardless of whether they pose little or no threat, face significant barriers when seeking […]

15. Real Estate Advertising Rules & Guidance – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson The Advertising of Real Property is Regulated by Law: Arizona real estate law defines “advertising” as: the attempt by publication, dissemination, exhibition, solicitation or circulation, oral or written, or for broadcast…The Advertising of Real Property is Regulated by Law: Arizona real estate law defines “advertising” as: the attempt by publication, dissemination, exhibition, solicitation […]

16. Advertising Restrictions – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson Introduction Brooke is a new real estate agent and is excited to market her first listing. A listing is a property that a real estate professional is hired to sell.…Introduction Brooke is a new real estate agent and is excited to market her first listing. A listing is a property that […]

17. Legal Hotline Q & A: Part 4 – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson All Information on this page is from the Arizona Association Of Realtors  Legal Hotline Click here The property management company cannot require compliance with swimming pool barrier laws Issue: The…All Information on this page is from the Arizona Association Of Realtors  Legal Hotline Click here The property management company cannot require […]

19. Violation-Laws & Overview – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting, buying, or securing financing for any housing. The prohibitions specifically cover discrimination because of race, color, national origin,…The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting, buying, or securing financing for any housing. The prohibitions specifically […]

21. Assistive Animals – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson The Arizona Fair Housing Act (Az FHA) and the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) make it unlawful for covered housing providers to discriminate because of race, color, national origin, religion,…The Arizona Fair Housing Act (Az FHA) and the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) make it unlawful for covered housing providers to […]

22. Assistive Animals Q&A – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson What if my housing provider has a no-pet rule? An assistance animal is not a pet. Generally, housing providers should make exceptions to their no-pet rules to permit an assistance…What if my housing provider has a no-pet rule? An assistance animal is not a pet. Generally, housing providers should make exceptions […]

23. Legal Hotline Q & A: Part 5 – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson All Information on this page is from the Arizona Association Of Realtors  Legal Hotline Click here A Homicide in The Property Need Not Be Disclosed FACTS: The broker represents the…All Information on this page is from the Arizona Association Of Realtors  Legal Hotline Click here A Homicide in The Property Need […]

25. How HUD Regulates – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson HUD – An Overview One of the most basic necessities you need in life is shelter. Two obstacles many people face to finding shelter is affordability and discrimination. One of…HUD – An Overview One of the most basic necessities you need in life is shelter. Two obstacles many people face to […]

26. HUD’s Complaint Process – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson Your fair housing rights are protected under Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act). If those rights have been violated, you can file a complaint…Your fair housing rights are protected under Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act). If those rights […]

27. Reverse Discrimination – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson What Is Reverse Discrimination? No matter what country or type of environment you live in, it’s pretty likely that you’ve witnessed or experienced some kind of discrimination. Quite simply, discrimination is the…What Is Reverse Discrimination? No matter what country or type of environment you live in, it’s pretty likely that you’ve witnessed or […]

28. Does the Fair Housing Act Apply to the LGBT Community? – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson The Fair Housing Act (FHA) protects people from discrimination when renting, buying, or securing financing for housing. It prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, and…The Fair Housing Act (FHA) protects people from discrimination when renting, buying, or securing financing for housing. It prohibits discrimination based on […]

29. Legal Hotline Q & A: Part 6 – Today’s Fair Housing Rules & Regulation

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Standard

🔊 Listen to Lesson All Information on this page is from the Arizona Association Of Realtors  Legal Hotline Click here The Subdivision Addendum Need Not Be Used For The Sale Of A Single Parcel…All Information on this page is from the Arizona Association Of Realtors  Legal Hotline Click here The Subdivision Addendum Need Not Be […]

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