Focused on Fair Housing

Session Length:

approximately 45 minutes 

Target Audience:

ALL on-site and central office staff; anyone who speaks to a current or future resident, guest or another employee; primary audience is newly hired employees 

Program Cost:


Session Description:

Take the fear out of Fair Housing laws through better understanding of their creation, purpose and implementation.  This quick course is designed primarily for new hires and can be used as a refresher course for veteran industry professionals as well.  The course content will help the learner understand what issues, questions, comments and requests could be governed by fair housing guidelines.   You will learn:

  • How historical events shaped current housing laws and amendments
  • Definitions of the seven federally protected classes
  • Additional protected classes to be aware of
  • When to accommodate individuals with specific needs and requests
  • Management practices that help avoid lawsuits
  • Fair Housing compliance in advertising
  • Your personal involvement and accountability
  • How to apply Fair Housing knowledge to how you do business today
  • Current examples and case studies
  • Ten Commandments of Fair Housing

About The Author/ Presenter:

Leah Brewer, NALP, CAM, also known as The Leasing Queen, has developed effective methods to increase apartment occupancies in her 25+ industry years, from a leasing consultant to a consultant for leasing.  With battlefield experience in leasing, management and marketing, Leah ensures that the skills she teaches have been tested and tried first-hand.   Leah remains actively involved in her local and state Apartment Associations and is a nationally recognized Speaker.  She is the founder of the original Full House Marketing® and the Apartment Skillbuilder Series, and co-founder of®

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About The Author/ Presenter:

Rich George, CAPS, HOM, CHPE is the owner of NOI Coach, a business coaching, consulting and training firm based in Michigan, and cofounder of   A successful business person and published author with over 20 years of business experience, Rich brings a no-nonsense approach to strategic planning and a passion for employee development and culture building.

Rich’s background includes the management of over two billion dollars of real-estate assets, and over 50 million dollars of capital re-investment strategies. Rich has been involved with successful acquisitions, dispositions, merger facilitation, and repositions. Key to his portfolio is the management of highly distressed properties, and those in court receivership.

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