This training will provide an overview of federal and state Fair Housing Laws, with a particular focus on the rights of people with disabilities and the legal responsibilities of property owners and managers in this area. Topics to be covered include: properties covered by fair housing laws; definition of disability; types of disability discrimination; requests for reasonable accommodations, including assistance and service animals; requests for reasonable modifications; best practices for preparing and reviewing a request for a reasonable accommodation or modification; and the procedure and timeline for filing a fair housing complaint. In addition, the presentation will provide a brief overview and timeline of the eviction process.
Western Piedmont Community College
HEC Building Room 212
101 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655