This 3-hour course is intended to fulfill mandatory core continuing education requirements for real estate professionals.
The course begins with an overview of the history, purpose, and effectiveness of Fair Housing laws. This is followed by a survey of the main provisions of the Fair Housing Act when it was initially adopted, along with additions and amendments since it was enacted, and the jurisdictions and enforcement provided by the Act. The next part of the course is devoted to Fair Housing in California, including the main provisions of the Unruh Civil Rights Act when initially adopted, additions and amendments since enacted, and how it differs from federal laws.
Also covered are the California Fair Employment and Housing Act and relevant exceptions, the California Department of Real Estate, Fair Lending in California (Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, and Housing Financial Discrimination Act of 1977). This part of the course concludes with Voluntary Affirmative Marketing Agreements, Advertising, and housing regulations regarding HIV/AIDS
The final hour of the course provides 30 Fair Housing Practical Exercises divided into two parts:
- A set of 25 Fair Housing scenarios for the Real Estate Professional accompanied by a multiple choice question which is followed by an explanation of the correct response
- A set of 5 Fair Housing scenarios from the customer's perspective accompanied by a multiple choice question, followed by an explanation of the correct response
The goal is to help real estate professionals in California avoid practices that could be considered discriminatory in commercial and residential transactions and facilities.
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- Course ID(s): 5198-1044
- Approved By: California DRE
Sheri Wytcherley is the instructor for many of our real estate courses. She is a chart-topping principal broker and a passionate teacher with more than five years of experience as a real estate educator. See more details about Sheri’s background here.