Fair Housing Guidance for Condominium, Cooperative, and Homeowner Associations

On-Demand Schedule Thu, May 23, 2024 - Thu, May 30, 2024
Duration 60 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW23B0248

AVOID FAIR HOUSING VIOLATIONS

  • Associations are responsible for the statements and actions
  • of those who work on their behalf, such as board members,
  • property managers, maintenance staff, and real estate agents
  • Ensure that all staff are knowledgeable about their fair housing
  • Responsibilities

 COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What is the definition of a disability?
  • What is a reasonable modification?
  • May the association ask for details or proof that a person is disabled?
  • Any preference for floor levels?
  • Under what circumstances may a community or association exclude families with children?

Overview of the webinar

An association may have the right to approve or reject new residents and establish association policies and procedures, but it may not discriminate because of a protected characteristic while doing so.

Who should attend?

  • We will review best practices. This is important for  landlords to understand to keep them from doing something that will result in a fair housing violation

Why should you attend?

The Fair Housing Act applies to a wide variety of housing transactions, including rentals, sales, home mortgages, appraisals, and homeowners’ insurance. Landlords, real estate agents, lenders, insurance companies, and condominium, cooperative, and homeowners’ associations must not discriminate because of one’s membership in a protected class

Faculty - Mr.Paul Flogstad

Paul has been involved in the real estate industry for the past 38 years.He has been involved in sales, construction, project management, appraisal, mortgage consulting and brokerage, property management and property management consulting/training.
Through his consulting company, Property Management Solutions, he provides training and consulting services nationwide to owners, management companies, multi-housing associations, as well as state and federal agencies.
He specializes in fair housing issues and has developed fair housing and outreach programs for governmental agencies as well as conducting seminars which are presented to property management companies, apartment associations and the general public. He also conducts research analysis for impediments to fair housing for grantees of federal CDBG funds. 
Most recently, he has been a consultant to the State of South Dakota. In this assignment he has developed a program that is one of the first of its kind in the nation. It involves being an Ombudsman for fair housing issues. In this role he takes calls from anyone who may have a fair housing or landlord tenant question. He attempts to resolve the issue before it has to go to HUD. This has been a successful program and he takes over 900 calls a year.
For over twenty years was involved in appraisal of residential, multi-family, farm and commercial properties throughout the Midwest. Most recently, he was a consultant for affordable, multi-housing properties in 22 different states. This involved properties in HUD, Rural Development, HOME and Tax Credit programs. He is a certified trainer for a national company which specializes in HUD and Tax Credit education.
He holds numerous professional property management designations.Paul has served on numerous boards and commissions that deal with real estate, property management and fair housing issues and is in demand as a speaker in the affordable housing industry.

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