Fair Housing laws protect people from discrimination in rental housing. You are not permitted to accept or deny tenants based on their race, gender, or religion. In fact, there are various compliances under this Act like Protected Classes, Non-Protected Classes, Advertising Rules, Rental Criteria, etc. and violation of any of the Provision can attract you an unnecessary lawsuit or fine.
The Fair Housing Laws have changed significantly in the past year and then in recent time when the Pandemic arrived. There’s might be a lot you need to be aware of. The session covers all the Pitfalls of Fair Housing in the present time and the speaker provides all the handy solutions to these pitfalls.
Join this webinar with Anne Sodovsky, where she will provide an overview of the Pitfalls of Fair Housing at this time and how to get out of them easily and effectively.
Fair Housing laws and ruling have changed significantly in the past year. Stay updated on:
Marijuana – the challenges and complaints we face with smoke entering neighboring apartments
Aggressive Breeds - Yes, a Pit Bull can be a service animal, even if your city/town disallows bulldogs.
We will review the latest rulings on service/emotional support animals
Parking issues are one of the most frequently filed complaints.
Learn how to appropriately assign handicapped parking spots
Running criminal background checks is a risky business.
Learn what you can and cannot ask, say, and do.
Learn how far you can go when investigating/questioning a prospective resident with a felony.
Why You Should Attend:
The virus will eventually go away, but Fair Housing Compliance is here to stay. Laws and Rulings change, not knowing current laws is no defense in a court of law. More and more often discrimination claims are filed regarding accommodating requests for reserved parking, allowing Bull and other ‘aggressive” breeds as assistance animals, marijuana use, and how to handle and answer questions from persons who have been incarcerated.
Who Should Attend:
You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.
** You can buy On-Demand and view it at your convenience.
Anne Sadovsky has been in multifamily
housing for 5 decades, is a Dallas based professional speaker and consultant,
and provides training, keynotes and counsel to a variety of industries,
businesses and associations. She is a former Vice President of Marketing and
Education of Lincoln Property Company and was the first female vice president
in the company. Her expertise makes her a sought after speaker, consultant and
trainer. She has officially flown almost 4 million miles to share her
experience, expertise, wisdom and wit.
Anne is a widely published writer and a
popular guest on radio and television talk shows nationally. In the 90s she
appeared on Hour Magazine with Gary Collins. Her success story has been
featured in many newspapers and magazines including MONEY MAGAZINE, TEXAS
BUSINESS and LADIES HOME JOURNAL.
MIRABELLA Magazine listed her as one of
the One Thousand Women of the 90’s, along with Mother Teresa and Oprah
Winfrey. Anne’s book “Mission Possible”
with Stephen Covey and Brian Tracy is available through her website. Multi
Family Pro and the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas have honored her
with Legends Awards.
She is affiliated with numerous
business and professional organizations including the National Apartment
Thousands of people have been inspired
and challenged by Anne’s story. Her message is common sense, entertaining, and
enlightening. She specializes in
teaching people skills, and helps create success in business and personal
has earned a Texas Real Estate license, and holds several designations and
honorary positions. Anne is one of the most astute trainers in Fair Housing and
Diversity in the apartment industry. She has made and saved her consulting
clients millions of dollars.