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Disparate Impact and New Guidance Letter From HUD Dealing With Criminal Background Of Potential Residents (AHA761T)

Presented By : Paul Flogstad
(*) Single User Price. For multiple users please call 1-800-223-8720
Pre Recorded Webinar
60 minutes
  •  Thu, July 7, 2016
Event Description

Demystifying the Fair Housing Discrimination Ruling, Disparate Impact and New Ruling By HUD in April, 2016

The United States Supreme Court on June 25, 2015 issued a long awaited fair housing discrimination ruling. And again on April 4, 2016, HUD released a guidance letter regarding blanket criminal background checks. This is basically a type of disparate impact that affects those with criminal backgrounds.

In this session expert speaker Paul Flogstad will examine in detail all facets of the discrimination ruling by the Supreme Court and what it means under fair housing guidelines. He will also review the new HUD guidance letter and examine the changes in policies and procedures required by multifamily properties to implement and comply with this latest guidance.

This session will explore the basics of fair housing, disparate impact and the new HUD ruling. There are going to be many changes coming because of this new guidance and after this session, you will understand the implications of all of these rulings and guidance.

Session Highlights:

  • The HUD guidance letter of April 2016.
  • The definition of Disparate Impact.
  • What is “Adverse Impact?”
  • How does this affect the protected classes.
  • What are the seven federally protected classes?
  • The basics of Fair Housing Law
    • Steering
    • Reasonable accommodation
    • Reasonable modification
    • Assistive animals
    • And more!
  • How does the New HUD ruling affect development activities going forward.
  • Understanding the new HUD guidance letter and the impacts it will have on property owners and managers when it comes to applicants with a criminal or felony background applying to your property, especially when you have a blanket policy of not allowing anyone with a criminal background.
  • How the ruling affects certain protected and non- protected classes.
  • What is the difference between arrests and convictions and how does that pertain to the guidance letter.
  • How to avoid violation of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Who Should Attend

  • Property Managers
  • Property owners
  • Maintenance Staff
  • Lenders
  • Realtors
  • Developers – especially those who have tax credit or HUD
  • Bankers
  • Builders
  • Asset Managers
  • Real Estate Consultants
About Our Speaker(s)

Paul Flogstad, Public Housing & Compliance ExpertPaul Flogstad
Paul Flogstad, a Certified Occupancy Specialist, Certified Manager of Housing, Certified Manager Of Maintenance, Site Based Budgeting Specialist, Tax Credit Specialist, Blended Occupancy Specialist, Certified Section 515 Specialist, RHM ( Registered Housing Manager) Professional Designation, Certified Instructor fo... More info

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