Fair Housing Program
NAR opposes discrimination in housing based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status sexual orientation, gender identity, and national origin. This policy is embodied in NAR's Code of Ethics.
After a trial, a Florida federal court finds that grocery store chain’s website violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act because a disabled individual was unable to download coupons, order prescriptions, and find store locations on the website.
A Colorado federal court has ruled that the federal Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) prohibits discrimination against LGBT individuals based on gender-nonconformity, as that constitutes sex discrimination under the FHA.
California federal court rules that a company was not required to comply with website accessibility guidelines because the U.S. Department of Justice has failed to promulgate clear guidance on the accessibility requirements.
This course is designed to increase participants’ understanding of how affordability bolsters the housing market, engages clients, and builds business as well as the community. Students will learn to better leverage partnerships and resources to expand housing opportunities.
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.