DOWNEY - The Fair Housing Foundation will hold management training targeted towards property management professionals this Monday from 1-5 p.m. at the Downey City Library.The course is free and open to the public. The foundation will explain state and federal fair housing laws, discuss state and federally protected classes, advertising guidelines, and how to prevent allegations. Participants receive a Fair Housing certificate upon passing the course exam. The Fair Housing Foundation services is contracted by the city of Downey and receives funding through the Community Development Block Grants. It educates the public about fair housing rights and responsibilities through workshops, trainings and community events. The foundation also provides mediation and counseling services through its housing assistance hotline and walk-in clinics, and investigates allegations of housing discrimination. For more information, or to RSVP, call (800) 446-FAIR.
********** Published: May 9, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 04