Fair Housing, Discrimination, and the Market Place

Overview

Fair Housing is a topic involving principles. Generally, real estate professionals who begin Fair Housing study, are looking for rules and want to know what the rules are for each and every situation they may encounter. Unfortunately, it is hard to plan for each and every situation, but with knowledge of the basic principles and guidelines, real estate agents can be better prepared for making sure no individuals are denied their real property rights.

This course will provide an overview of Fair Housing guidelines, established by the Federal Fair Housing Law, which will give you the basis for professional conduct involving equal access to affordable housing for all people regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status, or whether or not they are disabled. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 

  • identify the protected classes under the federal Fair Housing Law
  • recognize advertising violations and inappropriate language
  • identify prohibited practices under the federal Fair Housing Law
  • describe potential consequences for non–compliance with the law
  • analyze case study fact sets to determine if a violation has occurred

Designed For

Real estate professionals at any level in their career
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