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Fair Housing Announcements

Announcements

Fair Housing Month Webinar Series

Mark your calendars and join TDHCA for two webinar presentations planned in coordination with the Texas Workforce Commission to celebrate fair housing in Texas. The series will feature training sessions that are designed to introduce, add to, or refresh your general fair housing knowledge.

The 2018 webinar series is as follows:

Tuesday, April 10 from 2:00-3:30pm: Fair Housing Overview

Presented by TDHCA and the Texas Workforce Commissionís Civil Rights Division. Learn the basics about fair housing in Texas including protected classes, discriminatory practices, exemptions, and fair housing testing. Participants will have a chance to apply their knowledge in a review of case scenarios.

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1231859131382451970

Tuesday, April 17 from 2:00-3:30pm: Reasonable Accommodations and Accessibility

Presented by TDHCA and the Texas Workforce Commissionís Civil Rights Division. Learn the basics about the reasonable accommodation process: What is a reasonable accommodation? How should a property respond? This presentation will also include information on service and assistance animals.

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3111164196786582274

 

For further information please contact Suzanne Hemphill at Suzanne.Hemphill@tdhca.state.tx.us.

Individuals who require auxiliary aids, services or sign language interpreters to participate should contact Suzanne Hemphill at 512-475-4595 or Relay Texas at 1-800-735-2989 at least three (3) days before the event so appropriate arrangements can be made.

Current Publications

View the Texas Workforce Commission's current Civil Rights Reporter (www.twc.state.tx.us) publication.

View HUD's current Evidence Matters (www.huduser.org) publication discussing fair housing issues and racial segregation.

View the National Fair Housing Alliance's Fair Housing Trends Report 2014 (PDF) (www.nationalfairhousing.org) publication.