Other Issues

Other Issues

Legal Update 2008: What's Happening in the Courts

August 19, 2008    

In this special issue of Fair Housing Coach, we'll update you on some recent court developments on the Fair Housing Act (FHA). In recent months, courts have handed down decisions on local immigration measures and the FHA design and construction standards—topics we covered in ...

August 2008 Special Issue Coach's Quiz

August 14, 2008    

We have summarized some recent court decisions on fair housing law. Now let's look at how the rulings 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...

Best Practices For Preventing Sexual Harassment Claims

April 9, 2008    

This month, we are going to tackle a sensitive subject: sexual harassment. If your community doesn't already have written policies and procedures to deal with sexual harassment, you may wonder why you need them. Perhaps you believe it could never happen in your community, and that by raising...

April 2008 Coach's Quiz

March 31, 2008    

We have given you seven rules on how to minimize potential liability for sexual harassment. 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...

Legal Update 2008: Recent Court Decisions on Fair Housing Law

March 19, 2008    

In this special issue of Fair Housing Coach, we look at some recent cases decided by federal and state courts on fair housing law. Keeping abreast of what's happening in the courts can help you learn from the experiences of other communities to better prevent—or respond to...

March 2008 Special Issue Coach's Quiz

March 14, 2008    

We have summarized some recent court decisions on fair housing law. Now let's look at how the rulings 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...

How to Enter Residents' Apartments Without Violating Fair Housing Law

November 11, 2006    

This month, we'll discuss how to enter residents' apartments without violating fair housing law. There are many reasons why you and other staff members might need to enter a resident's apartment. You might need to perform routine maintenance, such as changing air-conditioning...

November 2006 Coach's Quiz

November 1, 2006    

We've given you some rules to help you enter residents' apartments 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 how much you've learned.

INSTRUCTIONS: Each of the following...