Get Clear While Swimming Through Fair Housing Muddy Waters

Duration 75 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
Webinar ID IQW20J1004

  • Understand in a very clear fashion what the newest information/rulings from HUD and best practices are regarding animals, criminal background checks, and more
  • How many animals per apartment can the resident have? How many people can live in a 2 bedroom? What does HUD consider harassment

Overview of the webinar

  • Do we now have to rent to criminals
  • Do I have to print all my documents in different languages
  • Who is responsible for translating if the prospective resident doesn’t speak English
  • Can I evict a resident who keeps calling 911 because of her ex-spouse
  • We have so many handicapped parking spaces that others can’t find a place to park? Is there a limit
  • A resident has a new puppy and when questioned says that it is her emotional support animal. I think that isn’t true. What can I do
  • An applicant has a certificate saying his kitten is a service animal. The document looks fake to us. How should we handle it
  • We have discovered a hoarder on our property. When we approached her, she cried and said she could not part with her treasures. Her neighbors report bad smells from her apartment. What should we do
  • Residents are complaining about the smell of marijuana smoke coming one particular apartment. We have asked the pot smoker about it and he denies it. What should we do  
  • The maintenance tech found a marijuana plant growing in a resident’s apartment. It’s just one little plant. Can we just ignore it

Who should attend?

  • Everyone in any type of property management must be educated and current on Fair Housing laws and rulings
  • Small owners to large corporation executives
  • Site management and maintenance
  • Regional supervisors
  • Leasing consultants
  • Marketing teams.

Why should you attend?

  • Recently HUD made some big changes regarding Emotional Support animals. You may be in for a surprise
  • You will also get guidance for handling fake/internet created Service Animal documents
  • Housing providers are more often being accused of sexual harassment
  • Phony testers are calling properties and provoking our team members to answer questions inappropriately
  • Violence against women is increasing during the pandemic. What is your responsibility
  • The mishandling of Criminal Background checks

Faculty - Ms. Anne Sadovsky


Our speaker today has been in the apartment industry five decades and is a former VP of Marketing and Education for Lincoln Property Company. She is a contributing writer for many publications, She has earned a Texas Real Estate license and Certified Speaking credentials from the National Speakers Association. She was named one of the top trainers in the industry by MultiHousing News and both the Brainstorming Conference and the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas have honored Anne with Legends Awards.

She has flown over three million miles sharing her knowledge and wit, and her success story has been featured in many national magazines including: Money, Texas Business and Ladies Home Journal. Anne is multifaceted, offers many topics, shares skills and tools that are life changing, common sense, fun but no nonsense.


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