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Fair Housing and Beyond

Stay current on anti-discrimination regulations


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Price: $59.00 (USD)
Purpose: Stay current on anti-discrimination regulations
Features: online text, online video, printable certificate
Hours: 4 Hours
Category: Real Estate > Continuing Education > Oregon > Fair Housing Laws or Policy
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Portland, OR 97223
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Course ID: 1038-1119

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Fair Housing laws, beginning with the Fair Housing Act of 1968, were enacted to prohibit discrimination against certain protected classes. Real estate professionals must be familiar with both the theory and practice of Fair Housing when conducting business.

This course covers discrimination and housing, types of violations, advertising rules, ADA, penalties, fair employment practices, fair credit practices. It also explores anti-trust laws, bankruptcy protection, environmental considerations, and data security.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • identify the important legal decisions in the United States on equality.
  • list the five categories of Fair Housing violations.
  • explain the concept of disparate impact.
  • identify a broker's obligations under the American with Disabilities Act.
  • list the types of penalties for Fair Housing violations.
  • explain the protections under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA).
  • explain the importance of the NAR's Code of Ethics, Article 10.
  • describe how to offer objective, rather than subjective information.
  • describe the relevance of groups on antitrust violations. 
  • identify the types of bankruptcy protection and the relevance of bankruptcy to the real estate industry.
  • define Phase 1 and Phase 2 assessments under CERCLA.
  • identify the requirements regarding lead disclosure in real estate transactions.

Course Content

This course is divided into thirteen chapters. Each chapter begins with a video lecture from the course instructor, Vern Jarboe. After the lecture, interactive activities will help reinforce the tips you just learned. The chapter will end with a short multiple-choice question quiz.

At the end of the course is a 30-question final exam. Passing the test requires a minimum 70% passing score and can be attempted as many times as needed to obtain the passing score. After completing a feedback survey, a course completion certificate for Oregon real estate continuing education will be presented after passing the course final exam.

This course will take approximately four hours to complete

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