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NFHTA Fundamentals of Fair Housing - FHAP Investigation - January 2021


January 25-28, 2021




The Fundamentals of Fair Housing - FHAP Investigation course is designed to ensure that 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


Course At-A-Glance

January 25-28, 2021

1:00 - 4:00 PM ET


Note: Registration for the course does not confirm enrollment. If approved to attend the course, you will receive an email confirmation from the NFHTA Registrar.


Role and Experience: Participants should have less than 3 years of experience working at a FHAP. Participants should support investigation activities.

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, up to two staff members per agency are permitted to attend this course. Please coordinate with other staff members at your agency, and select the staff members who will submit a registration request.



4 day course with 3 hours of instruction daily


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


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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Note: The National Fair Housing Training Academy provides training by and to HUD partners, including entities and persons participating in HUD's Fair Housing Assistance Program and its Fair Housing Initiatives Program. The views offered by speakers and participants do not necessarily reflect HUD's views. Similarly, unless otherwise noted, documents provided as part of the training were created and maintained by the Academy and may not reflect HUD's official position. HUD-produced guidance documents as well as Academy training materials, except when based on statutory or regulatory authority or law, do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. Such guidance documents are intended only to provide clarity to Academy students regarding existing requirements under the law or HUD policies. The information is not intended to provide legal advice to any individual or entity. Please refer to relevant laws and regulations and/or your own legal advisor before taking any action based on information in Academy materials. Some materials have been translated into languages other than English; slight variations may have resulted from the translation.

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