Fair Housing Program
Learn about the ADA's potential application to a business’ website and steps you can take to mitigate your risk by creating a more accessible website.
Real estate professionals have to keep fair housing practices in mind at all times, but what responsibilities face an appraiser when it comes to these important issues? Learn how choices about particular language or supporting evidence can cause trouble.
HUD recently issued guidance cautioning housing providers that overly broad criminal history-based policies may result in disparate impact liability under the Fair Housing Act. Learn about HUD’s new guidance and get insight on how to create a criminal history-based housing policy that does not violate the Fair Housing Act.
Information on the Association's continuing support of the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Federal appellate court reversed trial court’s summary judgment, allowing resident to pursue claim that city’s failure to make reasonable accommodation to municipal ordinance and permit resident to keep a miniature horse as a service animal on resident’s property was in violation of the ADA and FHA.
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.