Fair Housing

Knowing prospects’ and residents’ rights.

Fair Housing

Feel empowered by knowing your fair housing obligations.  Through our fair housing training, gain an overview of laws that prohibit discrimination in the Multifamily industry.  Familiarize yourself with definitions of protected classes for housing discrimination.  Understand prohibited acts and enforcement for violations. Each module is approximately 25-45 minutes. Available in Spanish (S).

  • Fair Housing Overview
  • Discriminatory Acts
  • Disability Status
  • Familial Status
  • Compliance Strategies

Fair Housing for Maintenance

Fair housing is an important consideration for Multifamily housing.  You will develop a greater understanding of laws that prohibit discrimination in housing, understand which classes are protected from housing discrimination, explore prohibited acts, review potential liability and enforcement for violations, and explore strategies for compliance. Approximately 45 minutes.  Available in Spanish (S).

  • Fair Housing Overview

Fair Housing Refresher

To provide outstanding customer service and promote inclusion, learning about fair housing regulations shouldn’t be a box that’s checked and then forgotten. All Multifamily professionals need to retain their knowledge of details on the law, compliance, protected classes, and avoiding discriminatory practices. Our Fair Housing Refresher Series reinforces critical strategies for community team members who have previously completed our comprehensive fair housing training while keeping current with annual compliances. Each module is approximately 10-23 minutes. Available in Spanish (S).

  • The Law, Enforcement and Compliance
  • Protected Classes
  • Overview of Discriminatory Acts

Don’t Freak Out About Fair Housing: Webinar

How to avoid costly discrimination complaints in apartment management, leasing, and maintenance…and still have fun!

Not just another fair housing seminar! Join national speaker and property management expert Rick Ellis, CAM, CPM, for his presentation that “celebrates” the federal fair housing laws and demonstrates how to use them to benefit and enhance your marketing and leasing efforts. Fair housing issues that impact lease renewals, Resident services, and maintenance personnel are also addressed. Approximately 100 minutes.

FAIR Leasing…FRIENDLY Leasing: Webinar

Join Rick Ellis, CAM, CPM as he explains the fair housing basics and the not-so-basics! He will take away your fear of fair housing and demonstrate how to use the law to your advantage in marketing, leasing, and providing services to your residents. We will learn the fair housing laws and celebrate the spirit of fair housing! Approximately 60 minutes.

Accommodating Assistance Animals

If your community allows dogs and you have a resident who requires the use of a service dog, granting permission to keep the dog in the apartment seems like a no-brainer. But what about no-pet communities? Or breed restrictions? Or emotional support animals? In this course, you’ll walk through realistic resident scenarios, learn to apply the laws as stated by the Fair Housing Act, and determine which issues might require legal counsel. Approximately 20 minutes. Available in Spanish (S).

  • Accommodating Assistance Animals

Need more Fair Housing Choices?

Check out our Refresher Course options (All Less than 16 minutes and several options under 7 minutes!)

That’s not all! We also have Performance-Based Training for manual and automatic assignments for Mystery Shops with Ellis, Partners!

Edge2Learn’s Fair Housing Course is approved by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation of Virginia (DPOR)

Edge2Learn is an approved Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) Trainer

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs: 5 Hours Required – Approved Courses

Fair Housing Course: 2 Hours 40 Minutes | Don’t Freak Out About Fair Housing Webinar: 1 hour 40 minutes | Fair Leasing…Friendly Leasing: 60 Minutes

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