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Fair Housing Best Practices Course

Fair housing issues could arise in a variety of subtle and obvious ways at some point during your real estate career. This course has been created to assist real estate professionals with maintaining awareness and knowledge of fair housing principles, practices, and laws at the federal level.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define the origin and history of fair housing
  • List significant historical fair housing laws and acts
  • Identify the real estate services and activities in which the Fair Housing Act forbids
  • Identify the important fair housing changes that were made as a result of the Fair Housing
    Amendments Act of 1988
  • Identify demographic characteristics in relation to home ownership
  • Recognize the groups that are protected by federal housing law
  • Identify senior housing's fair housing exemption
  • Explain the Housing for Older Persons Act (HOPA)
  • Understand various examples of what comprises fair housing compliance in the United States
  • Define discriminatory advertising
  • List characteristics of advertising
  • Define nondiscriminatory behaviors and practices
  • List the benefits of embracing and implementing nondiscriminatory practices
  • List declarations that real estate professionals agree in the NAR Fair Housing Declaration

Method of Course Presentation: Internet

Course Category: Professional Development

Course Textbook and Outline Information:

This professional development course consists of three hours of original materials created by Connect Media in collaboration with experienced subject matter experts and videos of experts in the commercial real estate field. A Learner Guide is provided to students with an outline of the course, transcripts of all videos and time estimates for each lesson.

Refund Policy: Courses are non-refundable

Instructor/Industry Expert(s):

  • Marsennia WellsIndustry Expert, InstructorM.S. Ed, M.A. - Instructor at Connect Classroom


  • Current status: Not Started
  • Type: Text & Video
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