Fundamentals of Fair Housing - FHAP Investigation

Description

The Fundamentals of Fair Housing - FHAP Investigation course is designed to ensure that FHIP and FHAP intake officers and investigators have a basic framework, which they can build upon to carry out their duties in a timely, efficient, professional and proficient manner.

Course Objectives

After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the key steps involved in how to plan case investigations
  • Identify and apply applicable elements of proof as the framework to investigate a case
  • Describe techniques for gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses
  • Describe how to develop final investigative reports and drafts of determinations

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Eligibility Criteria


Role and Experience:

  • Be currently employed by a FHIP or FHAP, with less than 3 years of experience working in fair housing
  • Support investigation activities within your organization
  • Have completed NFHTA's Basics of Fair Housing OR be familiar with the Basics of Fair Housing Learning Objectives

Commitment: Participants must agree to:

  • Attend all 4 classes
  • Complete the pre-work and homework
  • Actively participate in the training by embracing new learning and skills and building relationships with others

Attendees Allowed Per Agency


Due to limited capacity, only one staff member per agency is permitted to attend this course. Please coordinate with other staff members at your agency, and select a single person to submit a registration request.

Materials


View the Fundamentals of Fair Housing - FHAP Investigation Resources.

Time


4 day course with 3 hours of instruction daily

Contact


For questions regarding the course, email nfhta@hudexchange.info.

About NFHTA


NFHTA provides knowledge, skill, and capacity building opportunities necessary to end housing discrimination in all its forms. The Academy features virtual and in-person courses and resources for FHIP and FHAP staff of all experience levels.

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