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March 2018 Coach's Quiz

February 12, 2018    

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.

Fair Housing in Action: How Fair Housing Rules Work in the Real World

February 12, 2018    

In this lesson, we’ll show how fair housing rules play out in the real world by taking a close look at real disputes resolved through the court system in the last year. The people and particular circumstances of the cases may be unique, but they shed light on what you should—or...

January 2018 Coach's Quiz

December 18, 2017    

We’ve given you five New Year’s resolutions to help you avoid fair housing trouble this year. 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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Make 5 New Year’s Resolutions to Avoid Fair Housing Trouble in 2018

December 18, 2017    

It’s New Year’s, a natural time to look back at the past year and think about the things we’d like to do differently in the upcoming year, such as losing weight, hitting the gym, or getting organized. Whatever your personal goals, turning the page on the calendar also makes it...

Year in Review: Highlights from the 2017 Lessons

December 5, 2017    

In this Special Issue, the Coach wraps up 2017 with a review of this year’s lessons. Keep it handy—it’s a quick refresher on top fair housing concerns we covered this year. It’s also a helpful index to the full lessons, all of which are available to review or...

Rules Are Made to Be Broken: How One-Size-Fits-All Policies Can Lead to Fair Housing Trouble

November 9, 2017    

This month, the Coach tackles a fair housing myth: You have to treat everyone the same to comply with fair housing law. It’s a common belief, but it’s not as simple as that. The law requires that you give everyone an equal opportunity to live at your...

November 2017 Coach's Quiz

October 6, 2017    

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...

Takeaway Lessons from Recent Court Rulings on Fair Housing Law

October 6, 2017    

In this month’s lesson, the Coach reviews recent court rulings on fair housing law. In each case, we review the events leading up to the dispute and how it landed in court. Then, we explain the legal issues involved, what the court decided and why, and highlight the takeaway...

Summer 2017 Special Issue Coach's Quiz

July 12, 2017    

We’ve given you seven strategies to help your community make a good first impression. 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...

You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression

July 12, 2017    

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, as the saying goes. It means that you should always put your best foot forward whenever you meet someone new: It takes only a few seconds for a stranger to size us up based on outward appearances—and snap judgments based on negative...

April 2017 Coach's Quiz

March 9, 2017    

We’ve given you seven rules on how to comply with 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...

Fair Housing 101: How to Comply with Fair Housing Law

March 9, 2017    

In honor of Fair Housing Month, the Coach is getting back to basics with an overview of fair housing law. There’s a lot going on in Washington, with many anticipating changes on the horizon for fair housing regulatory requirements adopted in the waning days of the previous...

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