Pennsylvania 3.5 Hour Fair Housing Course

  • 3.50 Hour Course
  • 4.3 11 Reviews
  • $35.00

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:
    • Redlining
    • Blockbusting
    • Steering
  • 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.


  • Course ID(s): RECE005893
  • Approved By: Pennsylvania State Real Estate Commission

Instructor Bio

sheri wytcherley real estate atyourpaceonline

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.

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