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NY 3.5 hours Recognizing and Avoiding Discrimination - Course Syllabus


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Course Syllabus:

3.0 Fair Housing Hours. 0.5 Elective Hours.

Fair housing is a goal of our country. No individual should be denied property rights. Federal and State laws have been written to provide protection to individuals who are members of a class of citizens who are likely to have their rights denied through discriminatory practices. These classes of individuals need to be protected and are referred to as a 'protected class.'Ìâå Real estate agents historically have been considered to be important players in making sure that no individuals are denied their real property rights.

Discrimination is the failure to treat all persons equally. Discrimination is found to have taken place in any situation where no reasonable distinction can be found between people who receive favored treatment and people who do not. Federal laws, state laws and local laws are designed to eliminate discrimination on fair housing.

Course Objective

Course Introduction and Objectives

Pre-course assessment

Learning Activity: Video

Understand the Basic Facts About the Fair Housing Act

Learning Activity: Video

Learn About the Protected Classes of Race, Color and Religion

Learning Activity: Video

Learn about Discrimination Based Upon Sex, Disability, Family Status, Age, and National Origin

Learn What the FHA says about Reasonable Accommodations

Understanding That Some Advertising can Involve Discrimination

Learning Activity: Video

Understanding the Basics of the ADA

Learning Activity: Video

Learn About ADA Title I - Employment

Learn About ADA Title II: State and Local Government Activities (Public Services)

Learn about Title III: Public Accommodations

Understand Other Issues in Civil Rights Legislation

Understanding the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

Learn the Purpose of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (the ECOA)

Examples of Discriminatory Practices Under the ECOA

Conclusion

Post-Course Assessment

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