Race/Color/National Origin

October 2017 Coach's Quiz

September 8, 2017    

We’ve given you seven rules on how to prevent fair housing claims based on race or color. 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...

How to Prevent Housing Discrimination Claims Based on Race or Color

September 8, 2017    

In this month’s lesson, the Coach focuses on the rules banning housing discrimination based on race and color.

May 2017 Coach's Quiz

April 5, 2017    

We’ve given you seven rules on how to avoid fair housing trouble when dealing with immigrants and noncitizens. 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...

Avoiding Legal Trouble When Renting to Immigrants and Noncitizens

April 5, 2017    

This month, we’re going to focus on avoiding fair housing trouble when dealing with immigrants and noncitizens. The national debate over immigration reform has been raging for many years now, but it’s taken on a new—and more politically divisive—tone since last fall...

Conducting Criminal Background Checks: Further FAQs & Follow-up

August 10, 2016    

In this Special Issue, we’re following up on the Coach’s June 2016 lesson on HUD’s new guidance on criminal background checks with highlights from our recent webinar.

At the webinar, our experts, fair housing attorney Kathelene Williams and Linda Richer, vice...

Q&A on HUD's New Guidance on Criminal Background Checks

May 6, 2016    

In this lesson, Fair Housing Coach reviews HUD’s latest guidance on the use of criminal background screenings—and what it means for your community.

In April 2016, HUD released new guidance on how federal fair housing law applies to the use of criminal records in both...

June 2013 Coach's Quiz

May 6, 2013    

We’ve suggested seven rules for complying with fair housing law when dealing with members of ethnic and religious groups. 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...

Complying with Fair Housing Law in a Post-9/11 World

May 6, 2013    

In this month’s lesson, we’re going to discuss how to comply with fair housing rules in post-9/11 America. Though much has changed since Sept. 11, 2001, the recent bombings at this year’s Boston Marathon serve as a reminder that our nation remains vulnerable to terrorist...

August 2012 Coach's Quiz

July 18, 2012    

We’ve given you four rules for complying with fair housing law when dealing with immigrant groups. 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...

How to Ensure Fair Housing Compliance When Dealing with Recent Immigrants

July 18, 2012    

This month, we’re going to review how to ensure compliance with fair housing law when dealing with recent immigrants. It’s a hot button issue in light of the national debate over immigration reform.

How to Protect Your Community from Race Discrimination Claims

December 11, 2011    

This month, in honor of Martin Luther King Day, our lesson focuses on discrimination based on race—the bedrock of fair housing law. When the landmark legislation was enacted in 1968, Congress declared that ensuring fair housing throughout the United States was a national policy of the...

January 2012 Coach's Quiz

December 10, 2011    

We have given you four rules on how to protect your community from race 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...

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