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September 2014 Coach's Quiz

August 22, 2014    

We’ve suggested six rules for complying with fair housing law when renting to students. 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...

Complying with Fair Housing Law When Renting to Students

August 22, 2014    

This month’s lesson focuses on complying with fair housing law when renting to students. Not so long ago, the major fair housing concern was discrimination against students—who faced difficulty finding housing based on a lack of positive credit history and worries about loud...

January 2014 Coach's Quiz

December 23, 2013    

We’ve covered 11 FAQs about state and local fair housing laws. 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 correct answer. On a separate...

What You Should Know About State and Local Fair Housing Laws

December 23, 2013    

This month’s lesson focuses on compliance with state fair housing laws, a key factor in effective fair housing training. Usually, our focus is on federal law—since it applies nationwide and covers groups long recognized as needing fair housing protections. But to fully protect your...

July 2013 Coach's Quiz

June 11, 2013    

We’ve suggested six rules for complying with fair housing laws banning discrimination based on source of income. 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...

Complying with Fair Housing Laws Protecting Source of Income

June 11, 2013    

In this month’s lesson, Fair Housing Coach explains how to comply with fair housing laws banning discrimination based on source of income. The federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) doesn’t prohibit discrimination based on source of income, but an increasing number of states and...

June 2012 Coach's Quiz

May 11, 2012    

We have offered six Dos and Don'ts for conducting criminal background checks in compliance 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: On a...

The Dos & Don'ts of Conducting Criminal Background Checks

May 11, 2012    

This month’s lesson takes a look at a “hot topic” in fair housing circles: the use of criminal background checks in screening prospective residents.

Criminal Screening in HUD-Assisted and Public Housing Communities

May 8, 2012    

 

This issue of Fair Housing Coach focuses on conventional housing communities, but federal law imposes specific requirements with respect to screening and admissions based on criminal history in public and HUD-assisted housing communities. HUD Chief Shaun Donovan recently...

August 2011 Coach's Quiz

July 20, 2011    

We've reviewed the rules for complying with state and local fair housing laws. 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...

Complying With Laws Protecting Military Service Members And Veterans

March 10, 2010    

This month's lesson discusses federal, state, and local laws protecting military service members, veterans, and their families. In the context of fair housing, the laws in some states and municipalities specifically list military or veteran status as a protected characteristic, and some fair...

Legal Update

March 1, 2010    
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