November 2017 Coach's Quiz

We’ve reviewed some recent court cases to show how communities have fared in defending themselves from fair housing claims. Now you can take the Coach’s Quiz to see what you’ve learned.

INSTRUCTIONS: Each of the following questions has only one correct answer. On a separate piece of paper, write down the number of each question, followed by the answer you think is correct—for example, (1) b, (2) a, and so on. The correct answers (with explanations) follow the quiz. Good luck!

We’ve reviewed some recent court cases to show how communities have fared in defending themselves from fair housing claims. Now you can take the Coach’s Quiz to see what you’ve learned.

INSTRUCTIONS: Each of the following questions has only one correct answer. On a separate piece of paper, write down the number of each question, followed by the answer you think is correct—for example, (1) b, (2) a, and so on. The correct answers (with explanations) follow the quiz. Good luck!

QUESTION #1

You could face a fair housing complaint for race discrimination against someone you’ve never met. True or false?

a.   True.

b.   False.

QUESTION #2

You could face a fair housing complaint for applying occupancy standards that limit all units to two people per bedroom. True or false?

a.   True.

b.   False.

QUESTION #3

After getting complaints about barking coming from a resident’s unit, you discover that he has a dog in violation of your no-pet policy. The resident says he needs the dog as an assistance animal, but he doesn’t appear to have a disability. You could trigger a fair housing complaint if you require him to remove the animal immediately or face eviction. True or false?

a.   True.

b.   False.

QUESTION #4

An applicant for a unit in your community lists his current address as a drug treatment facility. Because of past problems with residents with drug problems, your community is justified in rejecting his application. True or false?

a.   True.

b.   False.