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Each year, the TASH Conference strengthens the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders within the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for an inclusive world. This year’s conference theme, “Gateway to Equity,” explores inclusive communities, schools, and workplaces that support people with disabilities, including those with complex support needs, in living a fair, just, and balanced life. Return to TASH website.

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Friday, December 2 • 9:20am - 10:10am
Fair Housing Rights and Enforcement LIMITED

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The Fair Housing Act (FHA) prohibits discrimination in the sale or rental of housing. People with disabilities are also given additional protections under fair housing law. This workshop will give an overview of the fair housing rights and talk about ways you can work with fair housing organizations in your communities. 1. After this session, participants will be able to identify groups that are protected under the federal Fair Housing Act; 2. After this session, participants will be able to define discrimination and identify what types of housing is covered by the Fair Housing Act. 3. After this session, participants will be able to identify actions by landlords and leasing agents that are against the law; 4. After this session, participants will be able to make a request for a reasonable accommodation in housing for people with disabilities; 5. After this session, participants will be able to make a request for a reasonable modification in housing for people with disabilities.

Speakers
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Vard McGuire

Fair Housing Coordinator, Disability Law Center


Friday December 2, 2016 9:20am - 10:10am
Regency A 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

Attendees (9)