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City plans Fair Housing Conference

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by Mark Richardson

The city’s Equal Employment/Fair Housing Office and Texas Workforce Commission Civil Rights Division will host a conference May 8 highlighting the latest developments and trends in fair housing policy. The theme of the conference is “Fair Housing in Austin: Past, Present, and Future.” The conference will include topics such as Watch What You Say: Discriminatory Advertising, Statements, and Notices; Best Practices: A Fair Housing Risk Analysis of the Tenancy Cycle; Fair Housing Disability Rights: Reasonable Accommodation; Fair Housing Representational Ethics and Attorneys’ Fees; and Fair Housing Case Law Update. The agenda is intended to assist professionals working in all areas of the housing industry to understand the laws and regulations of fair housing. The conference will begin at 9 a.m. May 8 at the Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Road. The registration fee is $40. To register online, go here.

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