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3.0 hours Civil Rights

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3 3.0 Civil Rights

This course provides information about the Ohio Fair Housing Act and members of protected classes under the Act. It also describes practices for complying with fair housing laws and strategies for using diversity to grow a real estate business. The federal Fair Housing Act was enacted to give all people the opportunity to secure the housing that they need and want. Nearly 50 years later, housing discrimination still plagues people from many walks of life. Real estate professionals who develop business practices that ensure compliance with the Fair Housing Act and address diversity issues will help combat this intractable problem and create stronger, more lucrative businesses.

Instructor: Susan Davis
Author: Susan Davis, CDEI 920701607G 16
Mandatory Seat Timer: No
Format: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Required Quiz Grade: 60
Exam Required: No

Content Review:
The Table of Contents page within each course will list the lesson titles and the expected time it should take the student to complete.

Availability of Course:
You will have 180 days to complete the course. The State course expiration date will override the account expiration date assigned at the time of purchase. Any expired, unfinished course will be replaced with a current state approved course, and will be available to you until your account expires. The courses can be accessed from any device connected to the internet at any time.

Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing course approval number: 920701607G 16

Course Objective

Discuss fair housing laws that are unique to the State of Ohio

Powers and Duties of the Ohio Civil Rights Commission

Understand the history of the Fair Housing Act

Describe federal fair housing laws pertaining to the sale and rental of housing.

Describe federal fair housing laws pertaining to brokering, financial, and appraisal services.

Recognize the Fair Housing Act's accessibility requirements when designing and constructing certain types of multifamily housing.

Develop real estate advertising that complies with the Fair Housing Act.

Recognize procedures used to enforce the Fair Housing Act.

Recognize the customs and values of diverse groups of people.

Recognize key characteristics and important issues concerning members of the protected classes of disability, familial status, and sex.

Recognize discriminatory practices in real estate transactions.