Fair Housing: Understanding Familial Status

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Familial Status and establishing reasonable occupancy guidelines can be confusing aspects of Fair Housing Law. Under what conditions, if any, must children be allowed to reside within your community? Are there different policies that can/should apply when children are present? Who is protected under Familial Status? This course will address these questions and more as an expert panel takes an in-depth look at the Familial Status protection under the law. Participants will learn more about how this protected class applies to their leasing practices, including special considerations for student housing (renting by-the-bed) situations.

After attending this course, participants will be able to:

  • List who is protected under Familial Status
  • Describe reasonable guidelines when renting to an applicant with minor children
  • Define senior housing exception
  • Develop reasonable occupancy limits
  • Identify best practices for marketing and avoiding steering as it relates to Familial Status protection
  • Identify best practices for responding to applicants with a minor child when renting by-the-bed

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