KY 3.0 hours Fair Housing for the Real Estate Industry - Course Syllabus
3.0 Kentucky Law
Fair housing is the right to rent or purchase housing free from discrimination as described in federal, state, and local laws have many benefits.
It assures access to housing for everyone - Fair housing guarantees that people have the right to choose the kind of housing that best fits their needs regardless of their ability, age, family circumstances, gender, race, or religion.
It encourages communities to create a welcoming atmosphere - Fair housing practices help people understand how to create diverse and welcoming neighborhoods. The connections, ideas, and sense of pride found in friendly and inclusive neighborhoods increase the quality of life and make it easier for community members to manage difficult economic times.
It helps create thriving communities - Fair housing promotes economic development, financial stability, sense of belonging, and human connection—among other things. When people feel comfortable and welcomed, they put down roots in their communities, invest their resources in their communities, and create appealing communities that attract talented and diverse people.
The Fair Housing Act is a tool to help people create diverse, welcoming, and thriving communities. This course assists the real estate professional with a clear understanding of the Fair Housing Act and how to avoid violations.