Fair Housing Center of West Michigan

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Trainings

Fair Housing for Rental Professionals - MSHDA funded

The training will include information specific to properties and communities funded/financed by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA). There is no charge for this training as it is being sponsored by a generous grant from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA).

Fair Housing 201 for Rental Professionals
Monday, February 27, 2023
3pm - 5pm; Held via Zoom
Advanced registration required, register here.

This advanced level class is for attendees who are have fair housing experience. This annual update training will provide information on:

  • Brief Overview of Fair Housing Laws & Protections
  • State of Housing Discrimination
  • Fair Housing Laws Update/Application
  • Hot Topics (such as advertising, eligibility, disability protections, occupancy standards and more)
  • Tools & Resources

Fair Housing 101 Training for Rental Professionals

The Fair Housing Center of West Michigan and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights are partnering to provide a FREE class, Fair Housing Training for Rental Professionals, on:

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
9:00 am – 12:00 noon; Held via Zoom
Advance registration is required, register here
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This is a great introductory and comprehensive class for rental professionals. 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

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


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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