Fair Housing Program
Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, joined thousands of members of the National Association of REALTORS® at a general session today during the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.
This video explains the importance of being informed and taking action to expand protections to groups not currently covered by the Fair Housing Act.
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.
Fair Housing, yearly review, from the 4Q 2017 Legal Pulse Newsletter.
WTTW Chicago Tonight video and article examining the passage of the Fair Housing Act and issues with the legislation that still persist today.
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.