FREE Boise Fair Housing Design and Construction Training May 15, 2014

Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST

Building professionals, architects and engineers have a unique opportunity to earn AIA continuing education credits and receive practical guidance on design and construction requirements under the Fair Housing Act. Boise will host experts from HUD-sponsored Fair Housing Accessibility First! on Thursday, May 15 in the Washington Group Plaza Auditorium at 720 Park Blvd.

This event is FREE! Register here

Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST is an initiative designed to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements. The program offers comprehensive and detailed instruction programs, useful online web resources, and a toll-free information line for technical guidance and support.

Register online for this training session.

Course Outline

Module 10 – Design & Construction Requirements of the Fair Housing Act
Module 7 – Accessible Routes
Module 8 – Accessible Public & Common-Use Areas
Module 6 – Strategies for Compliant Bathrooms

Washington Group Plaza Auditorium
720 Park Blvd.
Boise, ID 83729

(208) 334-1990

Register here to ensure a space. For more information, contact John Ritzu, LCM Program Manager for the Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST Program at 312-913-1717, Ext. 228 or .

Boise Fair Housing Design and Construction Training May 15, 2014

Event Time: 8:00am-4:30pm (check-in at 8:00am)

Location: Washington Group Plaza Auditorium / 720 Park Blvd. Boise, ID

Download event flier here: Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST Final Flier, 4-22-14

Advanced Fair Housing Training

Advanced Fair Housing Workshop

Mark your calendar and join us March 22, for the Advanced Fair Housing training on Reasonable Accommodations and Reasonable Modifications. It will be a day to learn and get answers to questions from a panel of experts.  Questions can be asked during the session but feel free to pre-submit questions so the panel has time to research.

Log on and register at: http://www.hud.gov/apps/calendar/event.cfm?state=id&record=12842&scheduleID=12587&calendarID=16

Panelist members: Kristina Miller, HUD FHEO Office; ZoeAnn Olson, Intermountain Fair Housing Council; and David Penny, Civil litigator representing residential landlords

Date & Time:  March 22, 2013 / 8:30 – 12:30 (Check-in starts at 8:00am)

Location:        Nampa Civic Center, 311 Third Street South

March 19 Section 3 Training Offered in Pocatello

The City of Pocatello’s Neighborhood and Community Services Division is sponsoring a Section 3 Workshop on Monday, March 19 in City Hall. The training is listed on the HUD website as shown in the following paragraph. You can click here or on the link below to register, or contact Cass at 208-234-6188 for more information.

Continue reading

HUD/FHEO training March 23 in Boise

FAIR HOUSING ACT BASICS

HUD Equal Opportunity Specialist Kristina Miller presented information on fair housing to a packed house of over 250 participants during the March 23rd training at the MK Auditorium in Boise. Topics ranged from fair housing basics and reasonable accomodation to the nature of complaints filed in Idaho.

Training notice. Housing owners, property managers, renters, housing advocates – learn the basics of the Federal Fair Housing Act, with more in depth discussion on issues such as disability, domestic violence, family status, and sexual orientation. This knowledge is not only critical to prevent costly violations, it’s also good business! PLEASE NOTE:  This training is NOT a webinar.  Training takes place in Boise, ID.  Questions? Contact Kristina Miller at 509-368-3214 or .