Navigating Failure-to-Accommodate Housing Discrimination Lawsuits
Created on October 01, 2021
Discrimination litigation is happening everywhere, every day, across the United States. Did you know that a subset of discrimination litigation, failure-to-accommodate litigation, has nothing to do with discriminatory intent whatsoever? This means that defendants across the country are losing cases, and countless amounts of monetary damages/penalties, because they just don't know the rules of the game. It means that you, a licensed attorney, may even be discriminating against others without knowing it.
This two-hour CLE will teach you how to play the game and then, you can offer invaluable advice and counsel services to your clients whether they be landlords, property managers, HOA-coop-condo boards, tenants, buyers, or sellers.
According to the CDC, 26% of US adults have some type of disability, which could qualify an individual to request a reasonable accommodation and/or modification in housing. When they do, are you ready to navigate the process and make smart decisions along the way? After this CLE, you will be ready.
Articulate the definition of a cognizable cause of action for failure-to-accommodate housing discrimination
Identify case law to analyze each element of a failure-to-accommodate housing discrimination claim and apply facts to the case law
Prepare and conduct an interactive process / cooperative dialogue in responding to a request for accommodation/modification
Navigate divergences between Federal, State, and Local law in failure-to-accommodate claims
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