Fair Housing Center of West Michigan



Fair Housing 101 Training for Rental Professionals

The Fair Housing Center of West Michigan is pleased to offer a FREE comprehensive ‘101’ level class for rental housing professionals who are new and are seeking an introduction to fair housing, which will be held on:

Thursday, June 22, 2023 from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Held via Zoom, please register online.

Advance registration is required as space is limited; registration is set to close on Tuesday, June 20 unless capacity is reached. If you are unable to attend, please make sure you cancel your registration or reach out to us.

The training will provide information on:
• What is Housing Discrimination?
• Overview of Fair Housing Laws
• Protected Classes Under Law
• Reasonable Accommodations & Modifications for Persons with Disabilities
• Best Practices
• Emerging Trends

If you have any issues registering or further questions, please contact us.


Additional 101 trainings will be held, please keep an eye out for annoucements or join our email notification list here.


RESOURCE: MSHDA is offering links and information on more fair housing training opportunities as well as videos of past trainings and quizzes. 


Who Should Attend Fair Housing Training?

Members of the housing industry can undertand their rights and responsibilities under law, thus preventing possible violations. Social service agencies can assure that their clients receive equal treatment under fair housing law through understanding and identifying housing discrimination. Community members can help promote diverse, open communities by being aware of discrimination and working with the Fair Housing Center to address it, or by volunteering as a tester.

Training topics include:

  • Services provided by the Fair Housing Center
  • Housing discrimination, including current examples
  • Federal, State and Local Fair Housing Laws
  • 11 Protected Classes Under Law
  • Application of Fair Housing Law
  • Equal Housing Opportunity Logos and Publisher's Statement
  • Fair Housing Tester Training

To schedule a fair housing training for your organization, call the Fair Housing Center at (616) 451-2980 or email: contact-us@fhcwm.org.

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20 Hall Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Phone: 616-451-2980
Fax: 616-451-2657

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