Other Issues

Holiday Celebrations And Religious Discrimination Claims

December 10, 2009    

This month, we are going to focus on avoiding discrimination claims based on religion. Housing communities face particular fair housing challenges this time of year, when many residents celebrate a number of religions' holidays. Fair housing law does not prevent you from celebrating the...

December 2009 Coach's Quiz

December 1, 2009    

We have given you seven rules on how to avoid religious discrimination claims. 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...

Legal Update

December 1, 2009    

Complying With Fair Housing Law In The Management Of Common Areas And Amenities

September 9, 2009    

This month, we are going to look at fair housing compliance related to the operation and management of the leasing office, common areas, and amenities, such as pools and fitness centers, within your community.

September 2009 Coach's Quiz

August 31, 2009    

We have given you six rules on complying with fair housing law in the management of your common areas and amenities. 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...

Legal Update 2009: What's Happening in the Courts

August 19, 2009    

In this special issue of Fair Housing Coach, we'll update you on some recent court developments involving the Fair Housing Act (FHA).

In some recent decisions, courts have weighed in on both sides of the simmering dispute over whether and to what extent the FHA applies to...

August 2009 Special Issue Coach's Quiz

August 14, 2009    

We have summarized some recent court decisions on fair housing law. 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...

Keeping Your Community Safe: Fair Housing Considerations

June 9, 2009    

This month, Fair Housing Coach highlights how to comply with fair housing requirements while protecting the safety and security of your community.

To cut the risk of crime, safety experts offer a variety of tips, many of which are aimed at keeping criminals from moving into the...

June 2009 Coach's Quiz

May 31, 2009    

We have given you six rules for protecting the safety of your community without violating fair housing law. 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...

How To Prevent Housing Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation

May 9, 2009    

This month's issue of Fair Housing Coach focuses on avoiding discrimination claims based on sexual orientation. Federal fair housing law does not ban discrimination based on sexual orientation, but many fair housing experts believe that the federal law may be amended to include sexual...

May 2009 Coach's Quiz

April 30, 2009    

We have given you seven rules on how to avoid fair housing trouble under state and local laws protecting sexual orientation. 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...