Fair Housing Program
There's a move afoot to put healthy community measures into comprehensive plans while also improving social equity in disadvantaged neighborhoods. Find out how agencies are collaborating to bring about this change.
While the Fair Housing Act’s purpose—barring discrimination in the sale, rental, or financing of residential property—may be easy to understand, navigating the many intricacies of the landmark statute can be tricky even for experienced real estate professionals, said experts on the 1968 law who spoke during a recent event in Fairfax, Va.
In preparation for the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in May in Washington, D.C., NAR has produced a series of four videos providing an overview of the issues that REALTORS® will be discussing with their Members of Congress.
It’s hard to imagine what it’s like to be evicted, perhaps because the impacts of evictions are so wide-ranging. Household items are put on the curb and lost if the evictee can’t afford a storage unit.
Fair Housing, yearly review, from the 4Q 2017 Legal Pulse Newsletter.
Here are some things you and your REALTOR® association can do to recognize Fair Housing Month:
- Sponsor a local Fair Housing Month poster contest. Afterward, make association calendars out of the artwork.
- Publish the REALTOR® Fair Housing Declaration and post it in your office and/or association.
- Use the Fair Housing Proclamation and have your local government proclaim April as Fair Housing Month.
- Display the 2017 Fair Housing Focus Poster in your office and/or association.