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Tag Archives: fair housing training
FREE Boise Fair Housing Design and Construction Training May 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .