Compliance

Housing Discrimination Against LGBTQ+ Prospects

Housing Discrimination Against LGBTQ+ Prospects

Episode 28 of Fair Housing Insiders What does the executive order signed by President Biden on January 25, 2021, mean for the housing community? With the updated guidelines, what can we expect from HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development) regarding sexual orientation and gender identity, and what should we be doing now to avoid …

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Fair Housing and Steering

Fair Housing and Steering

Episode 27 of Fair Housing Insiders The Fair Housing Act makes it illegal for a housing provider to attempt to influence where a prospect lives due to the prospect’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status, or disabilities.

Fair Housing Testers

Fair Housing Testers – Testing For Housing Discrimination

In this episode, we talk about fair housing testers. What are some of the most common issues that get reported when testers call or visit properties? Be sure to check out the full episode and share it with your property management team. What you will learn in this article: Fair Housing Testers – The Facts …

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Fair housing for maintenance professionals

Fair Housing Training For Maintenance – A Prerequisite

Fair Housing training for maintenance professionals is a compliance prerequisite.  Housing providers sometimes overlook this need.  Often they are the first team members who arrive after a maintenance call comes in.  They interact with residents on a regular basis.  Kindness and courtesy can often be misinterpreted.  We want kindness and courtesy to always be maintained.  …

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Fair Housing Advertising Guidelines

Fair Housing Advertising – Guidelines To Compliance

Fair Housing advertising guidelines are a must when developing your marketing and advertising content. Fair Housing issues and violations are more common than you may think.  HUD provides advertising guidelines for compliance which this article covers. In case you’re asking yourself why you should read this particular article, the fact is that if you work …

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COVID Fair Housing

COVID-19 & Fair Housing

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has come up in Fair Housing conversations with property management companies. Where does Fair Housing apply when dealing with COVID-19 issues and where does it not? In this post, we address the HUD Statement.