Management Issues

How to Comply with HUD's New Guidance on Assistance Animals

March 6, 2020    

We'll explain HUD's five-part guide for assessing accommodation requests for assistance animals.

 

March 2020 Coach's Quiz

February 10, 2020    

We’ve given you seven rules on how to comply with fair housing law when dealing with hoarding problems. 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...

Proceed with Caution When Responding to a Hoarding Problem

February 10, 2020    

In this lesson, Fair Housing Coach tackles a challenging problem: resident hoarding. In multifamily housing communities, extreme cases of hoarding can pose serious health and safety hazards—not only to anyone living in the affected unit, but also to neighbors who may share walls,...

February 2020 Coach's Quiz

January 9, 2020    

We’ve suggested 10 essential rules to follow to avoid fair housing trouble. 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....

10 Essential Rules for Avoiding Fair Housing Trouble

January 9, 2020    

This month, the Coach highlights 10 essential rules to help you to comply with fair housing law. Housing discrimination has been outlawed for more than 50 years, but all too often communities still find themselves on the wrong side of the law and are forced to pay out thousands—...

2020 Trend Watch: Recent Developments in Fair Housing Law

December 23, 2019    

To kick off the New Year, Fair Housing Coach reviews recent developments—court rulings, settlements, and enforcement actions—in fair housing law. Staying on top of current developments may help you to avoid common problems that so often lead to fair housing...

Year in Review: Highlights from the 2019 Lessons

December 5, 2019    

In this Special Issue, the Coach wraps up 2019 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 our...

December 2019 Coach's Quiz

November 18, 2019    

We’ve suggested eight rules to follow for avoiding religious discrimination claims during the holiday season and all throughout the year. 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:...

How to Avoid Religious Discrimination Claims During the Holidays

November 18, 2019    

In this lesson, Fair Housing Coach focuses on avoiding discrimination claims based on religion during the holidays—and all throughout the year.

You don’t have to be a “Grinch” to comply with fair housing law. The key is to celebrate the general festivity...

November 2019 Coach's Quiz

October 8, 2019    

We’ve given you six rules to comply with laws protecting veterans and military servicemembers. 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...

Complying with Laws Protecting Veterans & Military Servicemembers

October 8, 2019    

In the November lesson, the Coach marks Veterans Day by reviewing the federal, state, and local laws protecting military servicemembers, veterans, and their families from discrimination.

Federal fair housing law doesn’t ban discrimination based on military or veteran status...

October 2019 Coach's Quiz

September 5, 2019    

We’ve given you seven rules to follow to avoid problems during fair housing testing. 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...