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Sexual Harassment Claims - Best Practices For Compliance

Sexual Harassment Claims – Best Practices For Compliance

Sexual Harassment Allegations Sexual harassment allegations are a serious matter.   The Department of Justice and HUD are working together in a task force to investigate and prosecute cases of sexual harassment in housing. As serious (and expensive) as allegations of sexual harassment are for employers, housing providers have even wider concerns since housing providers need […]

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Dear-Fair-Housing-Insiders-Roommates-With-Single-Family

Dear Fair Housing Insiders – Roommates In Single-Family

Dear Fair Housing Insiders: We have an owner who is getting very frustrated with roommate situations in single-family home rentals where there are three roommates qualified together but no one qualifies on their own. So when one of them decides to leave, we end up typically in an eviction/skip situation. So he has asked us

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Dear Fair Housing Insiders Special Needs Resident

Dear Fair Housing Insiders – Resident With Special Needs

Dear Fair Housing Insiders: We have a resident who is special needs. He comes into our office daily and spends all day on the computer and in our community center. That would not be an issue except he will stand around and stare at prospects, makes messes, and harrases my staff. We have had a

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Screening Polices and Terrorism Concerns

Terrorism Concerns and Managing Screening Policies

When was the last time you reviewed your screening policies? Prevent illegal discrimination in screening applicants by developing and practicing consistent policies.  Terrorism concerns are relevant and need to be addressed in a proactive way and not reactive.  Your team needs to be properly trained on Fair Housing compliance and also on how to properly

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Fair Housing & Personal Security – What Is Most Important?

Fair Housing Or Personal Security? An employee’s safety and personal security usually should take precedence over fair housing concerns. Working in the field of residential real estate can be very rewarding. Whether you’re involved in sales, leasing, or maintenance, you can also face risks. We’ve all heard the frightening stories of on-site employees or real

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