September 2018 Coach's Quiz

We’ve given you five rules to follow to avoid fair housing problems when advertising online. Now let’s look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the Coach’s Quiz to see what you have learned.

 

We’ve given you five rules to follow to avoid fair housing problems when advertising online. Now let’s look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the Coach’s Quiz to see what you have 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.

QUESTION #1

To highlight community events, you plan to post pictures of a summer pool party on your website and Facebook page. The event was attended by older residents, including some in wheelchairs, and several families with young children. But some of your colleagues want to post only the pictures of young women in bikinis laughing and drinking cocktails. What should you do?

a. Post the pictures of the young women laughing to show your community is a fun place to live.

b. Post all the pictures, including those of the children and older residents, to show a cross-section of people who would be welcome at your community.

c. Don’t post any pictures because it’s an invasion of the residents’ privacy.

QUESTION #2

Someone who says she lives in a particular building within your community posts a comment on your Facebook page complaining about “dirty #@!&# foreigners leaving trash all over the hallway.” You should:

a. Leave the post up because everyone has a right to free speech.

b. Take down the post and hope no one noticed it.

c. Take down the post, but add a comment reinforcing your community’s commitment to fair housing; then take steps to investigate the complaint.

QUESTION #3

If your community has a large population of Korean residents, then you can’t get into fair housing trouble if you run ads only in Korean-language media and websites. True or false?

a. True.

b. False.