April is Fair Housing Month: Important Resources Available

Fair Housign for All, diverse race photosApril 2017 marks the 49th anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act, which prohibits housing discrimination and draws attention both to the challenges that remain in housing and the progressive achievements to ensure Americans equal access to housing options.  Because community is so central to the work and lives of our members, REALTORS® are key champions of ‘inviting and sustaining diversity.’ We know first-hand that communities with broad opportunity and inclusion are the most vibrant. Please take time this April to join your industry and community peers in promoting neighborhood diversity and revitalization, and in encouraging diversity through out the industry and your community!

DAAR is pleased to highlight the following important resources as a reminder and tribute to this important month:

What Everyone Should Know About Equal Opportunity Housing  A broad overview of fair housing as it relates to REALTORS® and their clients.

REALTOR® Fair Housing Declaration  Show you support equal opportunity in housing by displaying this declaration of following fair housing laws and your commitment to provide professional service. 

2017 NAR Fair Housing Poster – Display in your office!

Virginia Fair Housing Course-  Thursday, April 13, 2017, 3-5PM – Sign-up today for this important required course as part of your license renewal requirements:  CE is free and PLE is $12 for DAAR Members.