Announcing Fair Housing training session in Berea on April 29

Berea, Kentucky – April 16, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights and the Berea Human Rights Commission are sponsoring training on the Kentucky Fair Housing Act on April 29. The training will take place at the Madison County Public Library-Berea Branch, 319 Chestnut Street in Berea from 1 to 3 p.m. (EST). Real estate licensees, landlords, social service providers and government employees are strongly encouraged to attend. The free training is open to the public. Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance. For more information or to register, contact Kentucky Commission on Human Rights representative Juan Pena at 502.566.9955or send him an email at juan.pena (at) ky (dot) gov.

The above training is one of several activities the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is conducting during April Fair Housing Month.

The fair housing training is part of a statewide campaign during April Fair Housing Month to educate the public about federal and Kentucky fair housing laws. Recent statistics have shown that discriminatory practices based on disability are on the rise. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has stated that denying housing or evicting a victim of domestic violence may have basis to file a discrimination complaint based on sex (gender). The foresaid training will provide information on reasonable accommodations and modifications for qualified individuals with a disability; and will cover HUD’s guidance to refrain from discrimination against a victim of domestic violence.

Contact
Victoria Stephens
Mrs. Stephens’s direct phone: 502.641.0760
For help with discrimination, contact commission headquarters: 1.800.292.5566

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