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2024 Tradeshow: Seminars, Forums, and Event

2024 Tradeshow: Seminars, Forums, and Event

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024
4 Seats Remaining

* Registration open until 3/26/24 at 1:00 PM (EST)

Event Details

Seminar Descriptions

Fair Housing for Multi-Family Maintenance Professionals (2)

By Rebecca E. Griffin, Ph.D.

To provide an overview of fair housing rights and responsibilities for multifamily housing maintenance professionals that will challenge and prepare each participant to adequately address fair housing issues and concerns in today’s diverse consumer market.

Course Outcomes

  • Each participant will have a better understanding of local, state, and federal fair housing laws, including protected classes and prohibited conduct.
  • Each participant will be able to evaluate their own maintenance and record keeping processes to ensure compliance with fair housing laws.
  • Each participant will be able to distinguish routine maintenance requests from disability related requests and evaluate their own accommodation/modification request process.
  • Each participant will be able to describe best practices and where to go for additional resources and guidance.

Fair Housing: Leasing, Managers & More (3)

By Bill Willis

This 2.5 hour seminar, presented by the veteran attorney, Bill Willis, will explore Fair Housing Topics and give you "real-life" examples regarding:

  • Companion Animals
  • Service Animals
  • What is a reasonable accommodation/modification
  • City and County hot issues and ordinances
  • Parking
  • Live-In Aides
  • Hoarding
  • Medical Marijuana

Don't miss this invaluable opportunity to enhance your company's fair housing practices, protect against potential legal risks, and foster a more inclusive and welcoming environment for your residents.

Time 1:30 PM Executive Forum Marketing Forum HR Forum Fair Housing: General   1:30 PM
2:00 PM Fair Housing: Maintenance  2:00 PM
2:30 PM 2:30 PM
3:00 PM 3:00 PM
3:30 PM Forum Attendees Cocktail Hour 3:30 PM
4:00 PM 4:00 PM
4:30 PM Tradeshow Floor Opens 4:30 PM
5:00 PM 5:00 PM
5:30 PM 5:30 PM
6:00 PM 6:00 PM
6:30 PM 6:30 PM

Thank you to our sponsor!

Each seminar is worth 2 & 3 CECs respectively. 

Fair Housing for Multi-Family Maintenance | Rebecca E. Griffin

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Fair Housing: Leasing, Managers & More | Bill Willis

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Thank you to our sponsor!

Meet your instructors! 

Rebecca E. Griffin, Ph.D.

Director of Education, HOME

"Rebecca brings a wealth of expertise in education and leadership, underpinned by a strong academic background and extensive professional experience. Armed with a Ph.D. in K-16 Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, with certifications in Data Analytics, she has demonstrated her commitment to continuous learning and innovation in the field. With roles ranging from Principal to Assistant Principal, and most recently as Director of Education for Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Greater Cincinnati, she has honed her skills in fostering inclusive educational environments and advocating for fair housing practices. Rebecca's accolades, including honors such as Administrator of the Year and Teacher of the Year, underscore her dedication to excellence and her ability to inspire positive change within educational institutions. As an instructor, her blend of academic rigor, real-world experience, and passion for equity promises to empower and inspire her students to become effective leaders in their own right."

Bill Willis

Attorney, Willis Law Firm LLC

"William L. Willis “Bill” graduated from Denison University and received his law degree from Capital University in 1987. Willis Law Firm has evolved by representing an extensive number of commercial and residential landlords over the last thirty years.

Bill adopted a “we do what you do” attitude when developing Willis Law Firm’s practice areas. Bill spends countless hours navigating landlord questions from clients and conducting training seminars on management and fair housing issues.

Bill’s experience and volume of landlord clients allows Willis Law Firm to provide invaluable insight to all facets of commercial and residential management issues"