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Fair Housing Seminar

Speaker: Attorney Will Brownlee
Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2018
Location: Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center
Time: 9 a.m. to Noon; registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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Seminar Description

The presentation will provide an overview of the Federal Fair Housing Act and its impact on housing providers and the multifamily industry as a whole. The three hour seminar will cover federal, state and local landlord Fair Housing guidelines. Particular attention will be paid to the applicability of fair housing law to the current protected classes and how to identify and handle requests for accommodations requests.

Topics of Emphasis

  •  What Fair Housing Means
  •  Identifying Theories of Discrimination
  • Explore Trends/Updates on Fair Housing
  •  Understanding the various provisions of Fair Housing Laws
  •  How to succeed without falling prey to discriminatory questions

AAGC Member Rates: $49 for first attendee & $39 for all other attendees at the same community or supplier partner company. The Non-Member Rate is $69.00 per person.

About the Instructor

Will Brownlee is an attorney licensed in North Carolina and South Carolina. Will is the founder of Brownlee Law Firm, PLLC and the co-founder of both Loebsack & Brownlee, PLLC and Brownlee Whitlow & Praet, PLLC.  Over the course of his legal career, Will’s law practice focused almost entirely on landlord-tenant law, including evictions, fair housing, lease drafting, and daily advice and counsel.  

In all, he has served the apartment industry for the last 22 years, including serving as the SC and NC counsel for the National Apartment Association’s lease forms for 12 years; serving as author and editor of the Apartment Association of North Carolina (AANC)’s Lease and Legal Handbook for 21 years, and most recently as the AANC’s Executive Director & General Counsel before retiring in 2018.

He holds degrees from The Citadel and the N.C. Central University School of Law.  Will credits his wife (Michelle), a former property manager who leased Will his very first apartment, for introducing him to the apartment industry and for teaching him [almost] everything worth knowing. 

NAA Designates:  Remember that at least 50% of your annual CE hours must come from your local affiliate.