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Back Home in Indiana Alliance - Understanding the Basics of Fair Housing

Back Home in Indiana Alliance

Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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The Back Home in Indiana Alliance is

pleased to announce the webinar ...

 

Understanding the Basics of Fair Housing

 with

Amy Nelson, Executive Director

Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana

 

May 18, 2017 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

 

Overview:The Fair Housing Act Amendment (FHAA) of 1988 prohibits discrimination and directs U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) program participants to take steps to overcome historic patterns of segregation, promote choice in housing and foster inclusive communities.The FHAA covers most types of housing, including single family homes and rental properties.

 

 What does Fair Housing mean?In this webcast, learn about:

 

1. The basic facts about the Fair Housing Act.

2. Who is protected by the Fair Housing Act

3. What additional protections are in place for persons with disabilities.

4. What to do if you think your rights or your constituent’s rights have been violated.

 

Speaker: Amy Nelson brings nearly twenty years of groundbreaking work in fair housing to Indiana. Her work has included addressing systemic lending discrimination against minorities, rental discrimination against those with disabilities and discriminatory advertising.

 

Amy is active in her Indiana community of 5 years, serving on multiple Indianapolis housing related committees. She maintains membership in several state organizations, including the Indiana Association for Community Economic Development and the Indiana Affordable Housing Association. She is the 2015 recipient of the Central Indiana Realtor Association “Best of the Best” Award. Amy is a longstanding member of the Board of Directors of the National Fair Housing Alliance.

 

Moderator: Deborah McCarty, Executive Director of the Back Home in Indiana Alliance

 

Who should attend: Persons with disabilities and their families, care coordinators of the FSSA Money Follows the Person program, Area Agencies on Aging, Centers for Independent Living, affordable housing community organizations, public housing agency representatives, property managers, civil rights leaders, HUD program participants, Indiana policy-makers in aging and across disability-related programs; attorneys and advocates.

 

To Register:https://bhiafairhousing.eventbrite.com


You can also call the Back Home in Indiana Alliance at 317.638.2392 to register via telephone or to request disability-related accommodations. 

 

Registration will be closed on May 17, 2017, at 5:00 pm.

 

Cost: No cost due to the support of our Sponsors.

 

Sponsors:

 

This webcast is made possible through the generous support of the Indiana Governor's Council for People with Disabilities, the Indiana University School of Education – IUPUI and the Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana.

 

 

Have questions about Back Home in Indiana Alliance - Understanding the Basics of Fair Housing? Contact Back Home in Indiana Alliance

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The Back Home in Indiana Alliance's mission is to increase opportunities for individualized and dispersed, affordable and accessible housing for people with disabilities and older adults.

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