Training, Activities set for Spring 2013

Nampa hosts springtime events at the Nampa Civic Center

The City of Nampa will sponsor a series of springtime events for seniors, landlords and HUD recipients. These will feature fair housing enforcement advocates, civil rights defense attorneys, HUD/FHEO specialists and consumer protection experts. Contact Jennifer @ 208-468-5419  for more information.

  • March 22-Reasonable accommodation and reasonable modification
  • March 22-section 3 implementation for HUD recipients
  • April 24-Elder abuse Summit
  • April 25-scam jam
  • May 7-landlord training for private landlords (including section 8 providers)
  • May 9-landlord training for federally subsidized landlords (including tax credit and HOME recipients)

IFHC/Idaho Legal Aid Services Fair Housing Month Training Tour for Idaho

Idaho’s testing and enforcement contractor will team up with Legal Aid Services and the US Department of Justice to present their perspective on fair housing and related federal regulations, along with landlord/tenant law. Contact Zoe Ann Olson, Executive Director, Intermountain Fair Housing Council toll free at 1-800-717-0695 for more information.

  • April 2nd – Moscow (featuring US Attorney Wendy Olson and Attorney Ken Nagy)
  • April 3rd – Lewiston (featuring US Attorney Wendy Olson and Attorney Ken Nagy); Noon – 5:00 pm; BEEG” at Community Center, Lewiston.
  • April 10th – Pocatello
  • April 11th – Idaho Falls
  • April 12th – Rexburg
  • April 17th – Post Falls, 12 30 to 4 30 pm, City Hall Chamber. (125)
  • April 18th – CDA, 1 30 to 6 pm, Library Community Room.  (200)
  • April 22nd – Twin Falls
  • April 23rd – Burley
  • April 26th – Meridian, 12 30 pm to 4 30 pm tentatively, Sawtooth Lecture Hall in the Meridian School District Service Center (134) (featuring US Attorney Wendy Olson)

Registration

Click here to register for March trainings.

Click here to register for April trainings.

2011 Campaign still reaching audiences

More than two years out, this positive Fair Housing message is still featured on Treasure Valley bus benches and posters statewide. Many thanks to the City of Boise Fair Housing Task Force for creating this campaign, and to the many Fair Housing Forum partners who continue to offer direct and in-kind support.

Bus benches continue to support fair housing..and sitters!
Treasure Valley Fair Housing Bus Poster

In early 2011, the City of Boise’s Fair Housing Task Force spearheaded the Good Neighbors + Fair Housing = Strong Communities campaign. The campaign extended to include the cities of Nampa and Meridian, and was supported by a host of local sponsors, led by Idaho Housing and Finance Association and including Idaho Department of Commerce. Additional support was provided by:

US Bank • Idacorp Financial • Northwest Real Estate Capital Corporation • Mountain West Bank • ValleyRide • Title One • Living Independence Network Corporation • Wells Fargo Bank • North by Northwest Productions • Peak Broadcasting • Boise State Radio • Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Idaho Legal Aid Services/Intermountain Fair Housing Council offer April events

Idaho Legal Aid Services (ILAS) and their colleagues at the Intermountain Fair Housing Council will be hosting several fair housing events throughout the state during April (Fair Housing Month). They will also be joined by representatives from HUD. For a complete schedule, visit www.idaholegalaid.org or HUD’s training calendar here. Audience-specific fair housing training is also available on request.

Click the link below to view, download or print a flier for the Boise event.

Idaho Legal Aid Services April 20 Boise Fair Housing Conference