Is a “No Pet” Building a Thing of the Past? Provider #0000811 | Course #9627609 | 1 CE Credit (1 ELE)
Presented by Robyn M. Severs, Esq.
In this course, you will learn about the Fair Housing laws on the State, Federal and local level that impact community operations and actions with respect to requests to maintain emotional support animals on the property despite pet or animal restrictions.
The Community Association’s duties and responsibilities as a housing provider under Federal, State and local Fair Housing Acts
How to identify the criteria necessary to determine whether boards should grant an accommodation
Procedures to employ to ensure that applicants or disabled persons are treated in compliance with the law
The potential penalties and liability that result from discrimination claims
How claims have impacted other communities, through examples from case law and administrative decisions
Role associations play as “housing providers”
Definitions of handicap, physical or mental impairment in state and federal law
Factors in determining if a person is substantially limited in a major life activity
Distinction between FHA (Fair Housing Act) & ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)
Animals as an accommodation under the Act and the evolving law of Prescription Pets
Administrative complaints and investigation procedures
Damages and punitive damages for discrimination
Sign-in 11:30 a.m.
Lunch will be provided.
This class is complimentary, but seat is limited. Registration is required.