This 3.5 hour Fair Housing course fulfills the Pennsylvania 2020-2022 mandatory continuing education topic. You will learn not only the overarching legislation, history, and meaning of the Fair Housing Act but the finer points that will help you successfully navigate this complex issue in your career. What is the difference between equality and equity? Are you aware of how your implicit bias can affect your business and personal interactions? Do you know the difference between direct discrimination and disparate impact? Is a miniature horse the same as a dog? Yes! In this course, you'll learn why this is true and how other unexpected truths about fair housing and discrimination affect you and your business. This course covers the following topics:
- Why Fair Housing Laws Exist
- Protected Classes
- Pennsylvania Human Relations Act
- Forms of Discrimination
- Direct Discrimination
- Disparate Impact
- Implicit Bias
- Equality or Equity
- Characteristics of the Protected Classes
- The Supreme Court Rules on the Classification of "Sex"
- Discrimination Based on Other Factors
- Discrimination Prevention Strategies
- Exemptions to Protected Class Restrictions
- Advertisements - A Fair Housing Concern
- Potential Loopholes to Discrimination
- Discriminatory Practice Claims
- The History of Fair Housing
- Fair Lending Practices
- History of Unethical Housing Practices
- Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)
- Discriminatory Lending Practices:
- Private Information v. Confidential Information
- The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
- Impact of Fair Housing on the Real Estate Professional
- Fair Housing in Pennsylvania
This course has three incremental exams and one short 8 question final exam.
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- Course ID(s): RECE005893
- Approved By: Pennsylvania State Real Estate Commission
Sheri has been an online instructor for AYPO's Real Estate education classes for over 5 years and is a licensed real estate instructor across the United States.
Growing up in a military family, Sheri became very patriotic, developed an adventurous spirit, and grew passionate about helping people.
In 2005 Sheri became a principal broker and opened Oregon Ranch & Home Real Estate in order to better serve her clients. She received the honor of being ranked #5 in Southern Oregon for dollar volume sold for 2008, during one of the most challenging years the market has seen in decades.
"Common sense, integrity, and a quick wit. These are qualities I admire".