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Focus on Fair Housing: Brush up on fair housing basics during National Fair Housing month in April

Synopsis

April is Fair Housing month. The Texas Apartment Association has resources to help you understand the basics of this federal law, including a new series of seminars during the TAA Education Conference & Lone Star Expo in Fort Worth this month focused on Fair Housing trends and enforcement.


Key takeaways

  • April is Fair Housing month.
  • During the Texas Apartment Association Education Conference & Lone Star Expo in Fort Worth, a series of seminars on April 27 will cover key trends in fair housing law and enforcement.
  • TAA, the National Apartment Association and the state agencies that enforce fair housing in Texas have resources to help you understand the law and its requirements.

The Texas Apartment Association’s annual Education Conference & Lone Star Expo this month in Fort Worth will include a seminar track on April 27 focused on Fair Housing laws, trends and enforcement. That’s appropriate, since National Fair Housing Month is celebrated in April, and the association is committed to helping members thoroughly understand the law and their obligations under it.

Conference Fair Housing seminar track

The TAA Conference Fair Housing track on April 27 includes these sessions:

9-10:15 a.m.
Assistance Animals: Addressing Requests for Accommodation
David Fritsche, Law Offices of R. David Fritsche

10:30-11:45 a.m.
Criminal Background Checks Under HUD Guidance
Jennifer Owen, Higier, Allen & Lautin, PC

12:45-1:45 p.m.
Bathrooms & Felonies & Implicit Bias, Oh My! Fair Housing in 2017
Doug Chasick, CAPS, CAS, CPM, CLP, SLE, CDEI, Adv. RAM

Other fair housing resources

TAA, the National Apartment Association and Texas state agencies involved in fair housing enforcement have resources that can help members understand their responsibilities under the law.

Other options for fair housing education

Look for other opportunities in your community during fair housing month.

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