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Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Registration Options 2019-11-13 08:30:00 2019-11-13 15:00:00 America/New_York "FAIR HOUSING and BEYOND" Seminar EARLY Registration ends Oct 21, 2019 TBD Debra DeSmidt debra@baaahq.org

Event Details


Real Life Situations, beyond the basics!

Interactive class: "Real-life scenarios" dealing with many of today's challenges!


EARLY-Member:  $99 (till Oct 21) / LATE-Member: $109

Non-Member:  $129 

IREM MEMBER: contact Debra@baaahq.org

  Earn 5-CEC's toward NAA Credential Renewals

(Click HERE for Speaker Bio)

Learning Objectives

Lesson 1: The Protected Classes and Discrimination
  • Identify the need for fair housing education of staff, the property owner, and the vendors contracted to the property
  • Describe the federal protected classes
  • Identify the protections that may exceed the federal protections from state or local government
  • Assess how fair housing rights extend to all residents and guests of the lease signatories
  • Recognize the difference in discrimination between treatment and impact.
  • Identify excuses and justifications for discriminatory practices in order to remove them.
Lesson 2: Focus on Disability
  • Describe the statutes that govern protections from discrimination against disability at the federal level
  • Identify the importance of demonstrating sensitivity to disability
  • Identify the range of “reasonability” in the definition of “reasonable” accommodations and modifications
  • Discuss issues of the disability protection that extend to other physical and mental health challenges that impact the property
  • Identify further resources
Lesson 3: Fair Housing and Property Operations
  • Analyze communications protocols and the role they play in avoiding fair housing
  • Determine issues in handling resident complaints
  • Identify documentation as the best defense against fair housing complaints, and set those guidelines in light of the statute of limitations requirements
  • Identify the impact of fair housing laws on resident selection
  • Identify fair housing advertising guidelines 
NAAEI and IREM have partnered to develop this coursework and education initiative.

NAAEI represents the education and career development division of NAA.   
IREM serves as a professional association for managers of income-producing properties worldwide.



November 13
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Check-In/Coffee ARRIVE EARLY! Program starts at 9:00am
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Seminar - Lunch included

For More Information:

Debra DeSmidt
Debra DeSmidt
Director of Education BAAA Staff (813)882-0222x3




Email Debra@baaahq.org prior to "EARLY"REGISTRATION" DEADLINE

  • NO REFUNDS after Early Registration deadline or for No-shows!
  • An alternate may be sent (Give NAME of replacement at registration desk)



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