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Fair Housing Act: Administrative Enforcement and Preliminary Matters (42 U.S.C. § 3610)


Date Published: August 2015


Section 810 of the Fair Housing Act provides guidance on the administrative processing of complaints filed under the Act including time limits, the investigative report, the conciliation agreement, prompt judicial action, and reasonable cause determinations.

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Foundational Resources: Fair Housing Laws and RegulationsFHAP IntakeFHAP InvestigationGuidance/HandbooksHistoric FoundationSubstantial Equivalence Certification
Legal Theories and Concepts: ConciliationElements of Proof
Protected Classes: Federal and Local: AgeColorDisabilityFamilial StatusMarital StatusNational Origin or AncestryRaceReligionSex, Sexual Orientation, and Gender IdentitySource of Income
Courses: Basics of Fair HousingFundamentals of Fair Housing – FHAP InvestigationFundamentals of Fair Housing – IntakeLitigating Fair Housing Cases

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