The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designates April as National Fair Housing month. April 2017 marks the 49th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, which prohibits discrimination in housing. The public is invited to participate in the following Fair Housing seminars to be held in commemoration of National Fair Housing Month.
Examples of topics that will be covered on Tuesday, April 11th are disability, familial status, emotional/service animals, security deposits, leases, etc. The presenters are Philip Jordan, Interim Executive Director of the North Carolina Human Relations Commission in Raleigh, NC and William Brownlee, Executive Director of the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association.
The topic to be presented on Tuesday, April 18th is Fair Housing Accessibility: Design and Construction. The purpose is to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements. The presenter is Richard Duncan, Executive Director of the R. L. Mace Universal Design Institute.
These seminars are free to our partners (GAMPA members, City of Greenville Senior Management Team, elected officials, and HUD representatives). If you or your agency/organization is not listed, you will have to pay $20 to attend the April 2017 seminars. All seminars will take place at the Hilton. Registration is required.
2017 Fair Housing Seminars
- Tuesday, April 11:
Registration is at 10:00 am
- Tuesday, April 18:
- Registration is at 8:30 am
Fair Housing Poster Contest - There will be no poster contest for 2017
Registration deadline to attend the Fair Housing Seminars: April 9, 2017