Fair Housing

Federal, State and Local Fair Housing Laws protect individuals from housing discrimination. It is unlawful to discriminate based on certain protected characteristics, which include, but are notlimited to race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,military status, sex, age, disability, marital status, lawful source of income or familial status.

New Fair Housing Regulations in NYS
Fair Housing regulations effective June 20, 2020 will have an impact on real estate related activities.

Window to the Law: How to Handle Multiple Offers

August, 31 2020

Multiple offer scenarios can be stressful for sellers, buyers and their brokers. By following a few fundamental principles, real estate professionals can help their clients navigate multiple offers, alleviate misunderstandings and reduce the risk of discrimination.

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Meeting the Moment: How NAR Has Supported Its Members Through the Crisis

August, 21 2020

Moments of crisis are when associations have the opportunity to shine, and 2020 has given NAR multiple moments to support our members and their businesses. Join NAR CEO Bob Goldberg as he highlights the NAR response and the way forward for REALTOR® leaders. Recorded Wednesday, August 19, 2020 as part of Leadership Summit.

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One Together: Building Strong Inclusive Communities (What's It Going to Take)

August, 21 2020

Join NAR 2020 President, CAR CEO Michelle Mills Clement and one of the nation's most preeminent scholars, Dr. Eddie Glaude of Princeton University, as they discuss challenges facing Chicago and cities across the country, and what everyone in the REALTOR® Family can do now. Recorded Tuesday, August 18, 2020 as part of Leadership Summit.

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Commercial Redevelopment: Building a Bridge to Fair Housing & Thriving Communities

August, 21 2020

This panel will explore commercial real estate's role in building inclusive and thriving communities and share best practices for REALTORS®. Recorded Tuesday, August 18, 2020 as part of Leadership Summit.

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NAR Appraisal Summit: Fair Housing Issues in Real Estate Appraisal

August, 10 2020

The NAR Appraisal Summit: Fair Housing Issues in Real Estate Appraisal took place on August 5, 2020 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm EDT. Watch the recording.

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NAR’s Virtual Appraisal Summit Examines Intersection of Fair Housing, Appraisal Industry

August, 6 2020

This year’s summit was precipitated by recent research suggesting home valuation processes could be influencing the wealth gap between White and Black households in America.

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Equipping Members to End Bias

August, 4 2020

As part of its ACT Fair Housing Action Plan, the National Association of REALTORS® teamed with the Perception Institute to create an online workshop that helps REALTORS® understand how implicit bias may enter into business transactions.

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The Reaffirmation of Fair Housing Principles

August, 3 2020

NAR Director of Fair Housing Policy Bryan Greene reaffirms our fair housing principles and shares why those principles matter in this current climate of examining racial inequality and the pandemic.

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