Fair Housing Program
A federal appellate court recently allowed a jury to consider allegations that a municipality’s enforcement of its housing code had a disproportionate effect on racial minorities in violation of the federal Fair Housing Act (“Act”).
The At Home with Diversity class is available all year long. The Fair Housing Focus includes a poster, advice on reporting acts of discrimination, information on multicultural real estate organization meetings, NAR diversity, smart growth and housing opportunity grants, and ideas for Fair Housing Month. In addition to being posted online (above), it is sent to all state and local...
Below is some basic information on what accommodations, if any, employers need to make for new parents by allowing them to work from home or at the office during the evening
A conciliation agreement has been entered into between HUD, the Fair Housing Council of Oregon and the Portland Metropolitan Area Boards and Associations of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service, Inc., (RMLSTM) regarding words in the RMLSTM database that potentially violate the Fair Housing Act.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”) had staggered compliance dates, most of which were in 1992, but one of which occurred on July 26, 1994.
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.