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August 2020 Coach's Quiz

July 13, 2020    

 

We’ve given you six rules on how to fulfill your obligation to prevent race discrimination. 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 to Fulfill Your Duty to Prevent Race Discrimination

July 13, 2020    

Recent protests against racial inequities in policing have drawn attention to racism elsewhere, including in housing.

 

In this month’s lesson, the Coach focuses on fulfilling your obligation to comply with fair housing rules banning discrimination based on...

July 2020 COACH's Quiz

June 9, 2020    

In this lesson, we’ve reviewed recent court rulings involving disability-related reasonable accommodation and modification requests. 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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How Communities Successfully Defend Against Disability Discrimination Claims

June 9, 2020    

Three recent cases offer keys to avoiding complaints and court losses.

 

In this lesson, Fair Housing Coach highlights recent court rulings to show how communities successfully defend themselves from disability discrimination claims in court. Though the law has been...

June 2020 Coach's Quiz

May 14, 2020    

 

We’ve given you six rules on how to avoid fair housing claims while dealing with COVID-19. 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...

How to Comply with Fair Housing Law While Dealing with COVID-19

May 14, 2020    

In this month’s lesson, we’ll look at how to avoid fair housing trouble while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. For months now, the nation has been confronting the public health emergency caused by the new coronavirus. By April, all 50 states had reported cases of COVID-19 to the U...

May 2020 Coach's Quiz

April 10, 2020    

We’ve given you 10 rules on how to avoid fair housing claims based on familial status. 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...

10 Dos & Don'ts for Dealing with Families with Children

April 10, 2020    

Complaints can arise from the way you advertise, show units, apply occupancy standards, and enforce community rules.

 

In this month’s lesson, the Coach looks at fair housing problems that can arise when dealing with families with children. Fair housing law...

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....