2020 Mandatory – Fair Housing & Cultural Diversity

$20.00

4 credit hours class.

The purpose of the course is to lay the foundation for what we should already know about federally protected classes, as well as Louisiana State and Federal Laws pertaining to Fair Housing.  Deeply dive into two very often misunderstood fair housing concepts – disparate impact and emotional support and service animals, and how these laws affect property management in real estate. To have some fun learning about cultural diversity and bias in real estate as it pertains to truly learning to be real estate professionals in every aspect of our professional lives, including learning and implementing the National Association of REALTORS® Equal Professional Services Model.

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Louisiana 2020 Mandatory Course

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Description

About the Instructor

Deryle Bourgeois is a licensed notary public in the state of Louisiana and has closed more than 20,000 sales in and around the New Orleans area. A recognized expert in the field of Louisiana real estate law and practice, Mr. Bourgeois is regularly consulted by legal and lay persons alike for his knowledge and experience.

Course Outline

PART 1: Laying the Foundation | Introduction and Course Overview

Why Do We Need to Know This?

Review of Federally Protected Classes

DEFINITIONS

Review of State Protected Classes

Group Discussion: The Sting of Discrimination

PART 2: A Murderer With a Pitbull – Part 1

Introduction to Disparate Impact

PART 3: Service Animals vs Emotional Support Animals

Handicap and Fair Housing

Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals

Case Study

Group Discussion: Case Study Debrief

PART 4: Cultural Diversity and Bias

Cultural Game

Course Description

The purpose of the course is to lay the foundation for what we should already know about federally protected classes, as well as Louisiana State and Federal Laws pertaining to Fair Housing.  Deeply dive into two very often misunderstood fair housing concepts – disparate impact and emotional support and service animals, and how these laws affect property management in real estate. To have some fun learning about cultural diversity and bias in real estate as it pertains to truly learning to be real estate professionals in every aspect of our professional lives, including learning and implementing the National Association of REALTORS® Equal Professional Services Model.

Course Objectives

  1. To lay the foundation for what we should already know about federally protected classes, as well as Louisiana State and Federal Laws pertaining to Fair Housing
  2. Deeply dive into two very often misunderstood fair housing concepts – disparate impact and emotional support and service animals, and how these laws affect property management in real estate.
  3. To have some fun learning about cultural diversity and bias in real estate as it pertains to truly learning to be real estate professionals in every aspect of our professional lives, including learning and implementing the National Association of REALTORS® Equal Professional Services Model.

Course Materials

All materials needed for this course are included in this manual. Links to additional materials are included in the Sources section at the end of this manual.

Course Requirements

If this course if given in a live format, then you must be present for the full four hours of the course to receive credit for attending.

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Pre-requisites

There are no educational pre-requisitesfor this course.

Registration

Registration for this course may be completed by phone, fax or email. Payment is due on or before the start of class. Any attempt to take this course under an assumed identity will forfeit your right to a certificate of completion and may result in sanctions by the Louisiana State Real Estate Commission.

Attendance

You must be present for the entire four-hour session to receive credit for attendance. Partial credit is not given forpartial attendance.

Course Participation

Instructors may not, in any venue, answer questions of a personal or legal nature, and students should not interpret any information received from instructors or course content as being legal advice.

Cell Phones

Please turn off all cell phones prior to the start of class.

Course Completion

You must be present for the full four hours of the course to receive credit for attending. You must submit your Louisiana State real estate license number so that we can report your hours to the Louisiana Real Estate Commission.