Fair Housing vs. Unfair Housing

Do you know the difference?

Knowing the difference between fair housing and unfair housing isn't as obvious as you might think. This blog aims to present a variety of important and interesting fair housing issues.

If you're an apartment professional, avoid costly mistakes by reading the stories of others who — even with good intentions — learned compliance lessons the hard way. (For the easy way, click here.)

If you live in an apartment, get familiar with your rights when it comes to housing discrimination, as well as your options for seeking justice.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Six Myths May Be to Blame for Delaying Fair Housing Compliance Training

Many landlords, property managers, and other housing professionals who aren't knowledgeable about fair housing law likely have a reason for not getting the training they need. For example, they may believe there's just not much to know when it comes to fair housing compliance, or they might feel it will never be too late to take corrective action to make a discrimination problem go away.

But such beliefs are not valid reasons for delaying training. In fact, even if you have the best intentions, you're unwittingly subjecting yourself to a high risk of fair housing liability by continuing to operate in the dark.

If you've been putting off getting fair housing training, check out my guest post on Liz Bramlet's Blog to see if you find any of these six common myths familiar.

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