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May 19, 2019

How dangerous to your net income might it be to rent to a serviceman or woman?

Yes, I know, they are serving their country and we need to support them. But we need to review what is known as the “Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act,” (SSCRA) the name of which was r...

May 19, 2019

The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting, buying, or securing financing for any housing transaction. The Fair Housing Act specifically cover’s discrimination because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability and th...

May 19, 2019

The Grace Hll training tip of the week focuses on the documentation for assistance animals, service animals, and emotional support animals.

If you suspect that documentation for assistance animals is suspicious, you may ask for more information.

Recently, you m...

April 6, 2019

Recent high-profile sexual harassment allegations have highlighted the need for increased sexual harassment training, education, and awareness. The Fair Housing Act (FHA) protects individuals against discrimination because of sex. In 2016, the U.S. Department of Housin...

February 13, 2019

The Grace Hill training tip of the week focuses on The Fair Housing Act and how to respond to a sexual harassment complaint.

HUD aggressively pursues violations of The Fair Housing Act (FHA) involving harassment in housing and complaints often name property ma...

March 2, 2018

The Grace Hill training tip of the week focuses on the issue of how your terms, conditions or privileges you provide prospective tenants and existing tenants could be discrimination under the Fair Housing Act.

You must treat all prospects and tenants in a cons...

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