Fair Housing

Fair Housing

April 2016 marks the 48th anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act. Each year REALTORS® recognize the significance of this event and reconfirm our commitment to upholding fair housing law as well as our commitment to offering equal professional service to all in their search for real property.

Learn more about Fair Housing Month

2016 Fair Housing Focus Poster

2016 Fair Housing FOCUS

REALTOR® Fair Housing Declaration

REALTOR® Action Center

References

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Fair Housing Resources for REALTORS® 

2016 Fair Housing Program, (National Association of REALTORS®, 2016).

2016 Fair Housing Poster, (National Association of REALTORS®, 2016).

Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Brochures [Available in several languages] (link is external), (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development).

How to Talk About Fair Housing and Diverse Homeownership(National Association of REALTORS®, Mar. 2016).

REALTOR® Fair Housing Declaration, (National Association of REALTORS®).

NAR Fair Housing Resources, (National Association of REALTORS®).

Equal Housing Opportunity Logo, (National Association of REALTORS®).

Item 166-799: What Everyone Should Know About Equal Opportunity in Housing (REALTOR.org Store)

Item 166-150D: NAR Fair Housing Video (REALTOR.org Store)

NAR "At Home With Diversity" Course, (National Association of REALTORS®).

39 Steps Toward Fair Housing Brochure (link is external), (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development).

Equal Housing Opportunity Poster (link is external), (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development).

Videos, Reports, Websites

2015 Fair Housing Trends Report, “Where You Live Matters” (link is external), (National Fair Housing Alliance, Apr. 30, 2015).

Fair Housing Trends Report 2014, Expanding Opportunity: Systemic Approaches to Fair Housing (link is external), (National Fair Housing Alliance, Aug. 13, 2014).

Fair Housing Videos for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (link is external), (National Fair Housing Alliance and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development).

When it comes to fair housing, what can you say? (link is external), (Realty Times, May 26, 2014).

Video: Unintentional Discrimination (link is external), (National Association of REALTORS®, Apr. 22, 2014).

Seven Days – Short film highlighting how the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King sparked passage of the Fair Housing Act just 7 days after his death (link is external), (Animal, Feb. 2014).

HUD’s Notice of proposed rulemaking on affirmatively furthering Fair Housing (Summary) (link is external), (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, July 19, 2013).

Department of Housing and Urban Development’s “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing; Proposed Rule” (link is external), (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, July 19, 2013).

A Matter of Place (link is external) – Documentary film highlighting housing discrimination, (Fair Housing Justice, Oct. 3, 2013).

Modernizing the Fair Housing Act for the 21st Century (link is external), (National Fair Housing Alliance, Apr. 11, 2013).

Housing discrimination against racial and ethnic minorities 2012 (link is external), (U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development, June 2013).

Fair Housing in a Changing Nation (link is external), (National Fair Housing Alliance, Apr. 30, 2012).

Fair Housing Enforcement (link is external)(U.S. Department of Justice).

The National Association of Gay & Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (link is external)

Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (link is external) (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development).

eBooks & Other Resources

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The following eBooks and digital audiobooks are available to NAR members:

Challenges of the Housing Economy, (Adobe EPUB; Adobe PDF; Kindle; OverDrive)

From Foreclosure to Fair Lending, Advocacy, Organizing, Occupy, and the Pursuit of Equitable Credit, (Adobe EPUB; Adobe PDF; Kindle; OverDrive)

Housing Segregation in Suburban America since 1960, (Adobe PDF)

Making Housing More Affordable, (Adobe EPUB; Adobe PDF; Kindle; OverDrive)

The Color of Wealth, (Adobe eReader; Kindle)


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