2020 Mandatory--Fair Housing and Cultural Diversity


This course lays the foundation for what real estate licensees should already know about federally protected classes as well as Louisiana state and federal laws pertaining to fair housing. It examines two very often misunderstood fair housing concepts--disparate impact and emotional support and service animals--and how these affect property management in real estate. The course concludes with a discussion of cultural diversity and bias in real estate and how licensees can learn to be true real estate professionals in every aspect of their professional lives.

This course meets the four-hour LREC mandatory course requirement for 2020.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • list the protected classes under federal and Louisiana state law
  • recognize why complying with fair housing laws is important
  • differentiate between service animals and emotional support animals
  • describe property managers' duties to accommodate service animals and emotional support animals in housing
  • understand disparate impact and how it affects real estate professionals
  • describe how to implement the National Association of REALTORS® Equal Professional Services Model
  • recognize

Designed For

All Louisiana salespersons, associate brokers, and brokers

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