April is National Fair Housing Month and marks the 55th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. Stand up for fair housing and take your professionalism to the next level:
STEP 1. Complete Fairhaven simulation to win $250 >>
STEP 2. Complete Bias Override – Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing
Video Workshop >>
STEP 3. Register & complete At Home With Diversity training to earn AHWD
certification on June 26th >>
(Note: you may be prompted to login to your CCAR account).
Fair Housing Diversity Forum (Virtual)
Tue., May 16 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Important Facts About Fair Housing
Click on the links below to get your Fair Housing questions answered.
The special rules that allow for senior housing or retirement communities, which otherwise would violate fair housing rules regarding families with children.
Landlord-Tenant Law: Pets and Assistance (Service and Emotional Support) Animals
Fair housing laws relating to service and support animals. See Questions 10-20.
How to avoid violating the Fair Housing Act with the content of your advertising (words not to use, etc.). See Question 20.
Disclosure of Death and AIDS
The Fair Housing Act’s protection of people afflicted with HIV or AIDS.
Homeowners Associations: A Guide for REALTORS®
How the Fair Housing Act applies to HOAs in particular circumstances. See Questions 52-53.
Landlord-Tenant Guide for REALTORS®
Brief information that landlords and/or property managers should know about the Fair Housing Act as it relates to tenant screening and general property management practices. See Question 7.
Property Management Frequently Asked Questions
In-depth discussion of fair housing laws and practices for property managers. See Section 6b (Questions 30-45) for the most common fair housing issues addressed by property managers.
Photograph of President Lyndon Johnson signing the Fair Housing Act, 1968.
Photo from Library of Congress.