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Reasonable Accommodation [2016 Edition] (AHA361G)

Presented By : Paul Flogstad
(*) Single User Price. For multiple users please call 1-800-223-8720
Pre Recorded Audio Conference
60 minutes
  •  Thu, March 31, 2016
Event Description
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Avoid HUD's Fair Housing Violations By Handling Reasonable Accommodation Requests Compliantly

Reasonable accommodation is one of fair housing's most important topics and accounted for over 50% of the fair housing complaints to HUD in the past year. Reasonable accommodations can be requested at any point, during the application process, during tenancy and even during an eviction. Improperly handling a reasonable accommodation request, can lead property owners to be charged by HUD for a fair housing violation.

The costs and penalties incurred due to the complaint are also high. It is important to learn the correct procedure to ask for, review and implement this important action. Reasonable accommodations are requested because of a disability of either physical or mental nature. It is important that one understands the definition of disability and when it comes into play to allow a disabled person to enjoy the same quality of life as a non-disabled individual.

This session with expert speaker Paul Flogstad will give you the guidance necessary to avoid HUD fair housing violations. Based on real-world scenarios, this session will provide you with practical examples and solutions rather than textbook answers that may not work. Paul will use his experience and will share his actual experiences to enhance your learning. This session will provide you with the ability to make a correct decision when faced with a reasonable accommodation request.

Session Highlights

  • Understand fair housing issues and how they impact your property
  • What's the real definition of reasonable accommodation
  • Understanding what is "reasonable" and the need for accommodations
  • What's the real definition of disability
  • Understand the fair housing laws about accommodations
  • Difference between an accommodation and modification
  • Understanding of companion animal/ service animal issues
  • Know the timeframe for requesting and granting of accommodations
  • What properties fall under fair housing/ accommodation laws

Who should attend?

  • Property Managers
  • Property owners
  • Maintenance Staff
  • Realtors
  • HR Professionals related to Housing Industry
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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