Washington Real Estate Fair Housing


Created from an outline developed by the Washington State Department of Licensing, the purpose of this course is to introduce real estate brokers and managing brokers to the federal Fair Housing Act and the Washington Law Against Discrimination as it relates to real estate transactions. The course teaches real estate brokers and managing brokers the historical and societal context of housing discrimination, the legal framework intended to prevent housing discrimination, and steps to take to prevent housing discrimination.

This course meets the 6 hour requirement for Washington Real Estate Fair Housing.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, you will be able to:

  • examine the societal implications of housing discrimination
  • explain the historical context of housing discrimination
  • analyze the legal framework designed to prevent discrimination
  • list the groups identified as protected classes under federal and state law
  • identify the steps required to prevent housing discrimination in Washington State
  • summarize the rulings of court cases that have identified discriminatory practices
  • discuss your role in the prevention of discrimination in housing
  • recognize common practices that violate fair housing laws
  • explain the process for filing fair housing complaints and the penalties that may be imposed
  • prepare for your future with up-to-date knowledge on housing discrimination in Washington

Designed For

Washington State real estate licensees

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