Fair Housing Law and Practice 2019 (webcast)

  • Attorneys / Legal Services

Full scholarships and discounts to attend PLI programs are widely available to attorneys working in nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys; government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professors and law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); law librarians and paralegals who work for nonprofit/legal services organizations; unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships. We encourage all eligible attendees to complete and submit a PLI Scholarship Application.

Why You Should Attend
This new program will provide an overview of the Fair Housing Act: what is prohibited, what is covered, and strategies for maximizing compliance. The program will also cover special topics such as advertising housing on social media, disability discrimination issues, including requests for reasonable accommodation, and other contemporary issues under federal, state and local fair housing laws.

What You Will Learn
• Fair Housing Act
o What is covered
o What is prohibited
o Maximizing compliance
o Remedies
• Housing discrimination in the age of social media
• Fair housing landscape: strategies and special topics
o Disability cases
o Source of income discrimination
o Alternative dispute resolution techniques

Who Should Attend
Attorneys interested in learning about Fair Housing Act fundamentals and related laws and regulations will benefit from this program. Practitioners at all experience levels will find this program informative.

  • CLE Credit Comments: PLI's live webcasts qualify as "self-study" for Louisiana. Attorneys are limited to 4 hours of self-study per reporting period. Contact PLIcredits@pli.edu for credit info.
  • Contact:
    Practising Law Institue