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Fair Housing

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2021 Fair Housing Month: Limited English Proficiency and Language Access Plans (WMV) (0:55:12)
What are your obligations when it comes to LEP persons and what should be in your LAP? (4/29/2021)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)

2021 Fair Housing Month: Affirmative Marketing Plans and Implementation (WMV) (1:11:52)
How do you put together your Affirmative Marketing Plan and how do you identify least likely to apply populations? (4/27/2021)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (Coming soon) (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)

Violence against Women Act (VAWA) Webinar Video (WMV) (1:17:05)
Learn what protections and rights you may have if you have experienced domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking (4/22/2021)
       VAWA: Know Your Rights Brochure (PDF)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (Coming soon) (PDF)
       Handouts (PDF)

2021 Fair Housing Month Reasonable Accommodations and Accessibility Webinar Video (WMV) (1:37:26)
What is a reasonable accommodation and how do you handle them? (4/13/2021)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (PDF)
       Handouts (PDF)

2021 Fair Housing Month Assistance Animals Webinar Video (WMV) (1:31:21)
How do you handle request for assistance animals or how do you request to keep one? (4/15/2021)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (PDF)
       Handouts (PDF)

2021 Fair Housing Month Fair Housing Overview Webinar Video (WMV) (1:45:17)
What is Fair Housing, and what does it mean to you? (4/1/2021)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (Coming soon) (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)

February 2021 Limited English Proficiency Webinar Video (WMV) (1:09:25)
Learn about Limited English Proficiency and Fair Housing and how to build your Language Assistance Plan. (2/25/2021)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (Coming soon) (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)

February 2021 Affirmative Marketing Webinar Video (WMV) (1:18:10)
How to create your Single Family or Multifamily Affirmative Marketing Plan, including how to determine least likely to apply populations. (2/23/2021)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (Coming soon) (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)

November 2020 Fair Housing 101 Webinar Video (WMV) (1:21:59)
Learn about the basics of Fair Housing, such as protected classes, discriminatory practices, and reasonable accommodations. (11/12/2020)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)

November 2020 Fair Housing Reasonable Accommodation Webinar Video (WMV) (01:03:31)
Learn about reasonable accommodations and modifications and apply what you learned in a review of case scenarios (11/17/2020)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)

November 2020 Fair Housing Assistance Animals Webinar Video (WMV) (01:06:29)
Learn about HUD’s recent guidance on assistance animals and hear examples of related real-world situations (11/13/2020)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)

2020 Fair Housing Assistance Animals Webinar Video (WMV) (01:10:35)
Learn about HUD’s new guidance on assistance animals. Includes helpful flow charts and visuals to help simplify the process. (4/14/2020)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)

2020 Fair Housing Reasonable Accommodation Webinar Video (WMV) (01:26:49)
Learn about reasonable accommodations and modifications and apply what you learned in a review of case scenarios (4/8/2020)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)

2020 Fair Housing Overview Webinar Video (WMV) (01:57:39)
Learn the basics about Fair Housing in Texas and apply what you learned in a review of case scenarios (4/2/2020)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)

2019 Fair Housing Overview Webinar Video (01:16:32)
Learn the basics about Fair Housing in Texas and apply what you learned in a review of case scenarios (4/09/2019)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)

2018 Fair Housing Overview Webinar Video (01:25:05)
Learn the basics about Fair Housing in Texas and apply what you learned in a review of case scenarios (4/10/2018)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)

2018 Reasonable Accommodations and Accessibility Webinar Video (01:27:10)
Learn the basics about the reasonable accommodation process: What is a reasonable accommodation? How should a property respond? (4/17/2018)
       Slides (PDF)
       Transcript (PDF)
       Handouts (ZIP)