This free course provides an overview of both federal and state fair housing laws and identifies the most common forms of housing discrimination. Its purpose is to help prevent discrimination in rental housing
The material is ideally suited for anyone new to the rental housing industry or unfamiliar with the fair housing laws and the serious consequences of fair housing violations. This course explains the federal and state protected classes of individuals, as well as prohibited activities and the most common fair housing mistakes. Topics include steering, disparate impact, occupancy standards, hostile housing environment, disability discrimination, reasonable accommodations and modifications for the disabled, medical marijuana, and written rental criteria.
The course is a public service of the County of Sacramento, City of Sacramento, City of Citrus Heights, City of Elk Grove, City of Rancho Cordova, Sacramento Self-Help Housing, Legal Services of Northern California, Project Sentinel, and Rental Housing Association of Sacramento Valley. These local governments and organizations support the Renters Helpline, a free service for renters seeking information and assistance regarding rental housing issues. For more information, go online at www.RentersHelpline.org.
Other Training Dates
For the convenience of rental owners and managers, this course is being offered on several dates and at locations throughout the Sacramento area. Please see the RHA Calendar for the details regarding the following dates:
Tuesday, May 9
Wednesday, May 17
Monday, May 22
Thursday, May 25
Wednesday, May 31
Monday, June 5
Thursday, June 8
Monday, June 19
Friday, June 23 & Friday, June 30 (two-part webinar)
Free for RHA members and Non-members
Register online, call RHA (916) 920-1120 X201 or email Registration@RHA.org.
Cancellation Policy for Free Classes
As a courtesy please cancel 48 hours before the session date. Call RHA (916) 920-1120 x201 or email Registration@RHA.org.
This course, including any handouts, is intended to provide general information about fair housing laws, but is not intended as legal advice. While gaining a better understanding of fair housing laws is very helpful, please consult an attorney for assistance with specific legal issues.