Fair Housing and Reasonable Accommodation Certification

Fair Housing and Reasonable Accommodation Certification

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Course Description:
This Nan McKay certification course offers lecture and learning activities focused on best practices for implementing fair housing laws, including the most recent guidance on affirmatively furthering fair housing. This comprehensive course will discuss the two definitions of a "Disability," what constitutes a reasonable accommodation, patterns of discrimination, and much more. Includes guidance on complying with the Federal Fair Housing Act, Civil Rights Act, and other housing laws.
NOTE: All materials needed for this course are available digitally in the “Getting Started With Your Course” dropdown, which can be accessed by using the “Content” tab above. Physical copies of these materials will not be shipped. Should physical copies of these materials be required, you may contact Sales@nanmckay.com to request them. *Fees may apply

Duration: 
This is a self-paced training, requiring approximately 15 Hours to complete including learning exercises, study, and exam time.

Exam: 
Passing score of 70% is required to attain certification.  Up to 3-Attempts are included.

Instructors:
Cara Gillette, Senior Trainer with Nan McKay & Associates

Audience:
Executive management, senior level management, managers, supervisors, and all housing agency employees.

Learning Objectives:

  • Apply critical fair housing laws, regulations, and guidance to assure compliance in HUD's multifamily, housing choice voucher (HCV), and public housing programs
  • Recall fair housing best practices and common errors resulting in lawsuits
  • Apply the reasonable accommodation process at all program levels including application, occupancy, and termination
  • Distinguish between HUD's definitions of a 'disability' used for eligibility, rent calculation, and PIC, and the Fair Housing Act's definition of a 'disability' used for reasonable accommodation
  • Recall the factors for compliance as well as best practices under the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA)
  • Recall guidance for working with limited English proficiency (LEP) individuals
  • Recognize discrimination based on federally protected classes such as race, familial status, and national origin
  • Recognize pertinent issues surrounding both sexual harassment and hate crimes

Pricing and Payment Options:

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