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September 2019 Coach's Quiz

August 12, 2019    

In this lesson, we’ve given you seven rules 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.

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Fair Housing Boot Camp: Basic Training for New Hires

August 12, 2019    

This month, the Coach’s lesson offers fair housing basic training for anyone newly hired to work at your community. It’s simple to say that fair housing law bans housing discrimination, but there are pitfalls that sometimes lead even seasoned professionals into fair housing...

August 2019 Coach's Quiz

July 18, 2019    

In this lesson, we’ve given you eight rules to avoid fair housing trouble when handling requests for assistance animals. 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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Dog Days of Summer: How to Handle Requests for Assistance Animals

July 18, 2019    

This month, the Coach shepherds in the dog days of summer with a lesson on disability-related requests for assistance animals focusing on the most common type—dogs. The law generally allows communities to set their own pet policies, but housing providers must grant reasonable...

July 2019 Coach's Quiz

June 24, 2019    

In this lesson, we’ve reviewed recent court rulings involving disability-related reasonable accommodation requests under 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’ve learned.

How Communities Fight—and Win—Disability Discrimination Claims in Court

June 24, 2019    

In this lesson, the Coach highlights several recent court decisions that show how communities can fight court battles to defend themselves against disability discrimination claims under fair housing law.

More than half of all fair housing complaints are for disability...

Test Your Knowledge of Fair Housing Law

June 6, 2019    

In this month’s Special Issue, the Coach gives you a chance to test your knowledge of fair housing law. The rules banning housing discrimination may seem straightforward, but the devil is in the details. Fair housing rules can be complicated, so the first step is to test your...

June 2019 Coach's Quiz

May 6, 2019    

In this lesson, we’ve reviewed recent developments in three hot-button fair housing issues that may affect your community. 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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Hot Topics in Fair Housing Law

May 6, 2019    

This month, the Coach takes a close look at three hot button fair housing issues that have been generating a lot of activity in the courts and federal enforcement agencies.

May 2019 Coach's Quiz

April 5, 2019    

We’ve given you 10 rules on how to resolve fair housing complaints. 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.

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10 Key Steps for Resolving Fair Housing Complaints

April 5, 2019    

In this month’s lesson, the Coach discusses what to do if your community is ever accused of a fair housing violation. The stakes have never been higher as federal, state, and local fair housing agencies, along with private fair housing organizations, continue to vigorously enforce...

March 2019 Coach's Quiz

February 12, 2019    

We’ve given you seven rules on how to avoid fair housing trouble at senior housing communities. 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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