Fair Housing

February 16, 2017

Session I
9:00 AM  -  10:15 AM
Session I

Session I

Plenary – VOTING RIGHTS, Race and Housing Civil Rights – The Civil Rights Act of 1866 set an historical pathway for achieving property rights for newly-freed African American slaves. In a post-election environment, the question becomes…Can we make the fair housing case to identify the disruptive link between gerrymandering, voter suppression techniques and housing civil […]

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Session II
10:45 AM  -  12:00 PM
Session II

Session II

Plenary – VOTING RIGHTS, Race and Civil Rights – Incorporate Session I – If Race/Other Group Identity Impacts Housing Civil Rights, what solutions apply for the future?

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Session III A
2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
Session III A

Session III A

Break-Out – Basic Coverage of Fair Housing Laws That Establish Housing Civil-Rights – A Comprehensive Review This fair housing 101 in-depth review is for new lawyers, advocates, housing counseling staff, community-based agencies, housing providers, professionals working with persons with mental/other disabilities, family/children service agencies, civic organizations, entitlement jurisdiction staff and others who need to gain […]

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Session III B
2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
Session III B

Session III B

Plenary – IMMIGRATION REFORM – National Origin-and Housing Civil Rights – Immigration reform has taken an historical path beginning with the Ellis Island immigration era that brought northern, eastern and southern European immigrants to America. Under current immigration patterns immigrants hail from different places, religions and cultures bringing the same or similar economic and political […]

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Session IV
3:45 PM  -  5:00 PM
Session IV

Session IV

Plenary – IMMIGRATION REFORM – National Origin and Housing Civil Rights – Incorporate Session I – How do we Sort Through the Maze to Understand and Set Fair Housing Standards when dealing with Current Immigration Policies or Future Immigration Reforms?

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February 17, 2017

Day 2 – Session I
9:00 AM  -  10:15 AM
Day 2 – Session I

Day 2 – Session I

Plenary – DISABILITY RIGHTS & FAIR HOUSING – From a Broad Perspective of Housing Civil Rights In 1988, the FHAA set the tone for a defining era as to the nature, extent and enforceability of individualized requests of persons with disabilities for reasonable accommodations and modifications. The question becomes what lies beyond that milestone. Is […]

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Day 2 – Session II A
11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM
Day 2 – Session II A

Day 2 – Session II A

Plenary – Incorporate Session I – If there are Accessibility and Affordability Mandates for Municipalities, are there established or proposed “best practices?”

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Day 2 – Session III A
2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
Day 2 – Session III A

Day 2 – Session III A

Break-Out – Workshop – Training AFF – A session on the new Assessment of Fair Housing Guidance. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – What are the Guidelines and Evaluations of?

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Day 2 – Session III B
2:00 PM  -  03:30 PM
Day 2 – Session III B

Day 2 – Session III B

Break-Out Back by Popular Demand – Ethical Considerations in Fair Housing Litigation – As a standard offering of the conference series for attorneys, this session is complete with invaluable guidance for attorneys as they work with advocates and others in fair housing litigation. Speakers will review important issues concerning conflict of interest, retainer agreements; using […]

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Day 2 – Session IV
4:00 PM  -  5:15 PM
Day 2 – Session IV

Day 2 – Session IV

Plenary – A Review of the Supreme Court In a prepared video lecture Professor Erwin Chemerinsky will provide his annual update on the U.S. Supreme Court. This much-heralded and insightful presentation delves into the composition of the Supreme Court, discusses cases heard or with potential to be heard by the court and presents a variety […]

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