The Virginia Fair Housing Office offers a FREE informative and interactive three hour seminar taught by Mahalia “Mally” Dryden-Mason, Fair Housing Training Specialist.
Mally is approved by the Real Estate Board and the Fair Housing Board as a course provider whose seminars meet the requirements for real estate continuing education and fair housing certification. Her enthusiastic presentation covers the following issues:
The History of the Virginia Fair Housing Law
The Exemptions in the Law
Restrictive Covenants and Retaliation
What Is A Protected Class?
Newly Added Protected Classes in Virginia
Explanation of Each Protected Class: Race, Color,
National Origin, Religion, Sex, Familial Status,
Elderliness, Source of Funds, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Veteran Status
Fair Housing For Persons With Disabilities
Group Homes and the Fair Housing Law
Accessibility (Construction) under Fair Housing
Unlawful Discriminatory Housing Practices
Fair Housing and The Housing Providers
Other Regulated (Housing Related) Transactions
Disparate Impact as a Standard of Fair Housing
Fair Housing Updates
Examples of Actual Fair Housing Cases
Q&A Session (Questions may be asked throughout
Certificates of Completion (Certificates will
be mailed to participants after completing the
WHO BENEFITS FROM THIS CLASS? EVERYONE INVOLVED IN HOUSING!
Developers | Builders | Architects | Engineers | Real Estate Agents & Brokers | Leasing Agents | Landlords Hobby Landlords | Mortgage Companies | Insurance Companies | Appraisers | Manufactured Housing Providers | Homeowners’ Associations | Housing-Related Grant Recipients | Public Housing Authorities | Counselors | Case Workers | GENERAL PUBLIC
Individuals who complete the class are eligible for Fair Housing Professional Certification or Real Estate continuing education/post-licensure credit requirements.