Complaints/Investigations

May 2021 Coach's Quiz

April 19, 2021    

We’ve explained the risks your community faces for being held liable under fair housing laws if one of your tenants harasses another based on race, sex, religion, and other grounds protected against discrimination. We’ve also outlined the seven things you should include in an anti-...

How to Limit Liability for Tenant-on-Tenant Harassment

April 19, 2021    

While the current law is unsettled, for landlords there’s much more at stake than what the law requires.

 

June 2019 Coach's Quiz

May 6, 2019    

In this lesson, we’ve reviewed recent developments in three hot-button fair housing issues that may affect your community. 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.

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Hot Topics in Fair Housing Law

May 6, 2019    

This month, the Coach takes a close look at three hot button fair housing issues that have been generating a lot of activity in the courts and federal enforcement agencies.

May 2019 Coach's Quiz

April 5, 2019    

We’ve given you 10 rules on how to resolve fair housing complaints. Now let’s look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the Coach’s Quiz to see what you’ve learned.

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10 Key Steps for Resolving Fair Housing Complaints

April 5, 2019    

In this month’s lesson, the Coach discusses what to do if your community is ever accused of a fair housing violation. The stakes have never been higher as federal, state, and local fair housing agencies, along with private fair housing organizations, continue to vigorously enforce...

September 2015 Coach's Quiz

August 10, 2015    

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

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Legal Update: Recent Court Rulings on Fair Housing Law

August 10, 2015    

There’s often a lot of attention on avoiding fair housing trouble during the leasing process, but those concerns don’t end once the lease is signed. Fair housing law protects not only prospects and applicants who are denied housing, but also current and former residents who claim...

June 2015 Coach's Quiz

May 13, 2015    

We have given you 13 FAQs about the fair housing complaint process. Now let’s look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the COACH’s Quiz to see what you’ve learned.

INSTRUCTIONS: Each of the following questions has only one...

A Fair Housing Complaint—Now What?

May 13, 2015    

In this month’s lesson, the Coach reviews what happens if someone files a fair housing claim against you. It’s probably not a regular occurrence at your community, so you may be taken aback and not know what to do, particularly if you’ve never or only rarely received a...

Don’t Let Fair Housing Fears Keep You Up at Night

April 21, 2015    

In honor of Fair Housing Month, we’re going to tackle a subject that you may be losing sleep over but don’t talk about: fear of getting a fair housing complaint. No doubt, you’re well aware of the potentially devastating consequences faced by communities embroiled in fair...

April 2015 Coach's Quiz

March 10, 2015    

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 have learned.

INSTRUCTIONS: Each of the following questions has only one...