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“Due to the Fair Housing Act…” - Responding To Questions

Protected Classes Part 2 – Religion

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 […]

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“Due to the Fair Housing Act…” - Responding To Questions

 “Due to the Fair Housing Act…” – Responding To Questions

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.

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Fair Housing Insights

Reflecting on 2023, Anticipating 2024: Fair Housing Insights

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

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Using AI for Marketing – Should You Do It?

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

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Fair Housing Holiday Decor

Fair Housing Holiday Decor

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.

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Is It a Disability? Part 3 – Addiction

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

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Payments and Communication - Can You Limit Them?

Payments and Communication – Can You Limit Them?

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

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VAWA - What Is It, and Why Is It Important?

VAWA – What Is It, and Why Is It Important?

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

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