"FAIR HOUSING and BEYOND" Seminar (Fall)

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Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
* Registration open until 9/28/18 at 12:00 PM
Registration Options 2018-10-17 08:30:00 2018-10-17 15:00:00 America/New_York "FAIR HOUSING and BEYOND" Seminar (Fall) TBD Debra DeSmidt debra@baaahq.org

Event Details


DATE: October 17, 2018

TIME: 8:30am Check-in  (Program 9:00am-3:30pm)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 28, 2018 

This interactive class uses "Real life" scenarios covering many of today's challenges! 

 INSTRUCTOR: Laura Policy, NAAEI Faculty 

Earn 5-CEC's toward NAA Credential Renewals

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

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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.



October 17
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Check-In/Coffee
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Fair Hiusing + Beyond - Lunch included

For More Information:

Debra DeSmidt Debra DeSmidt
Director of Education BAAA Staff