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Importance of Incorporating Fair Housing into Staff Training
Fair Housing Act at 50 Most people know that the Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or ...
Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Environment Harassment Rule Finalized
HUD issued Sept 14, 2016 in the Federal Register a 22-page final rule “Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Environment Harassment and Liability for Discriminatory Housing Practices under the Fair Housing Act” specifying how HUD will evaluate complaints of quid pro quo ["this for that”] harassment and hostile environment harassment ...
Disparate Impact and Limited English Proficiency
HUD issued September 15, a new “Limited English Proficiency” (LEP) guidance that addresses how the Fair Housing Act would apply to claims of housing ...
Recent Consent Order Provides Guidance on CCRC Dining Room and Mobility Device Policies
A recent consent order between the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and a Virginia continuing care retirement community (CCRC) provides guidance on what senor living communities need to consider when drafting dining room policies as well as policies regulating the use of motorized wheelchairs and scooters. The DOJ alleged the CCRC ...