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WV Apartment Association announces FREE Fair Housing Training

The U.S. Department of HUD, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity present Fair Housing and Beyond, a seminar conveniently offered through the West Virginia Apartment Association, to help you learn how to deal with the latest issues in fair housing. The seminar is March 13, 2018 at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place.  The Morgantown Marriott is located at 2 Waterfront Place Morgantown, WV 26501. The training is free of charge.

Topics covered include:

-Identify classes protected under federal anti-discrimination law
-Identify state or local government protections that may exceed federal protections
-Explain how fair housing right extend to all residents and guests of lease signatories
-Recognize the difference in discrimination between "differential treatment" and "disparate impact"
-Define "resonablility" in terms of reasonable accommodations and modifications
-Identify the need for Fair Housing education of staff, the property owner, and the vendors contracted to the property
-Identify excuses and justifications for discriminatory practices in order to remove them

RSVP for attendance can be no later than March 9, 2018. To RSVP click the link

The Fair Housing Seminar is courtesy of the West Virginia Apartment Association and the U.S. Department of HUD, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.