Ohio Continuing Education COURSE
(Civil Rights/Liberties) Breaking Barriers: Fair Housing in Ohio
Fair housing law presents an ever changing landscape as new forms of discrimination reach legislative awareness. Licensees have a responsibility to stay informed to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local fair housing laws.
On the heels of the 50-year anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, we review the evolution of fair housing law and look at new and proposed fair housing protections nationally and in Ohio.
This course meets the Ohio 3 hour requirement for Civil Rights/Liberties-Fair Housing.
- An analysis of the benefits of fair housing compliance
- A look at fair housing in Ohio, including additional protected classes of marital status and ancestry, and protections against retaliation
- A review of regulatory changes relating to fair housing
- A primer on how to ensure fair housing compliance in advertising
- How sexual orientation applies to fair housing
- Two proposed additions to the list of seven federally protected classes
- A deeper look at the protected class most often named in fair housing complaints: disability, including how service animals, emotional support animals, hoarding, and alcoholism relate
- Videos commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act
- A glimpse into the future of fair housing law
- Activities and scenarios to reinforce key concepts