Compliance

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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Disparate Impact Fair Housing Institute

Disparate Impact Clarification – A Call To HUD

Disparate Impact Clarification Keeping up with Fair Housing laws can be a full time job. Laws are added, changed, and tweaked regularly. Recently, the American Bankers Association (ABA) and state bankers associations in all 50 states responded to HUD’s request for suggestions of outdated regulations by calling for clarification of the disparate impact rule. Here …

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Answer Your Telephone With Care – Comply With Fair Housing

Answer Your Telephone With Care – Comply With Fair Housing

I Thought You Had A Two Bedroom? Telephone fair housing training is a key component for the compliance department in multifamily. Apartment rental offices receive many telephone calls each day. Questions such as: Are there available apartments? What is your screening criteria? and many others may be asked on any given day. How an employee …

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