Iowa Continuing Education Course: Breaking Barriers: Fair Housing

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Iowa CE:Breaking Barriers: Fair Housing

Breaking Barriers: Fair Housing

3.0 Total hours
3.0 Elective hours
0.0 Mandatory hours

Fair housing law presents an ever changing landscape as new forms of discrimination reach legislative awareness. Licensees have a responsibility to stay informed to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local fair housing laws. 

On the heels of the 50-year anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, we review the evolution of fair housing law and look at new and proposed fair housing protections.  

Course Highlights

  • Up-to-the-minute case studies in fair housing violations
  • An analysis of the benefits of fair housing compliance
  • A review of regulatory changes relating to fair housing
  • A primer on how to ensure fair housing compliance in advertising
  • How sexual orientation and criminal record screening apply to fair housing
  • Two proposed additions to the list of seven federally protected classes
  • A deep look at the protected class most often named in fair housing complaints: disability, including how service animals, emotional support animals, hoarding, drug addiction, obesity, smoking, and alcoholism relate
  • Videos commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act 
  • A glimpse into the future of fair housing law