In the latest episode of “Fair Housing Insiders,” we delved into the intricacies of religious protections under the Fair Housing Act. This discussion is crucial for property managers and housing providers, offering valuable insights into ensuring compliance and fostering inclusive communities. A key takeaway from the episode is the understanding that discrimination based on religion—or […]
In the Fair Housing industry, protected classes can be full of nuances, gray areas, and hard-to-predict scenarios. In this series, we dive in to help you focus on fair housing compliance. For this first installment, we unpack valuable insights from host Jonathan Saar and expert Kathi Williams as they delve into the complexities of sex
The Fair Housing Act, while vital in ensuring fair treatment for applicants and residents, is often misunderstood or misapplied in various situations. In this article, we will discuss common scenarios property management professionals face to help reason whether the Fair Housing Act applies or not and discuss best practices to manage somewhat tricky questions.
As property management professionals, staying abreast of the evolving landscape of fair housing is crucial. 2023 brought significant developments, and understanding these changes is essential for effective risk management and compliance. This article delves into the key fair housing issues witnessed in 2023 and anticipates what 2024 might hold, offering an educational and authoritative perspective
In the property management field, there’s an essential discussion about the interplay of cost management and compliance, particularly in areas such as risk management and fair housing training. This topic is reminiscent of the old adage, “Penny wise and Pound foolish,” and holds true in the intricate dynamics of this industry.
In the dynamic world of property management, technology has become an invaluable tool for streamlining operations and enhancing customer experiences. Artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a powerful ally, promising to revolutionize marketing strategies and resident interactions. However, in our pursuit of innovation and efficiency, it is crucial for property management professionals to approach AI
The intersection of fair housing laws and holiday decorations is an essential consideration for property management professionals. As the holiday season approaches, the desire to adorn living spaces and common areas with festive decor becomes increasingly prevalent. However, it’s crucial to understand how these seasonal adornments can sometimes raise issues related to fair housing laws.
In the ever-evolving landscape of fair housing laws and regulations, one topic that has garnered significant attention is the status of drug addiction as a disability. In part three of our series, Is It a Disability, we explore the implications of such a classification and the fair housing responsibilities every housing provider needs to be
In the ever-evolving landscape of the property management industry, ensuring adherence to fair housing principles is paramount. As landlords and property managers navigate the challenges and responsibilities of their roles, understanding the importance of equitable practices is essential. One area garnering increasing attention is the choice and limitation of communication and payment methods. Let’s delve
The property management industry, traditionally seen through the lens of real estate and tenant relations, might not immediately come to mind when discussing legislation like the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). However, VAWA’s provisions intricately intersect with the rights and responsibilities of property managers and landlords in the U.S., emphasizing the importance of creating safe