An understanding of the myriad of Federal, State and Municipal housing laws and their complexities is critical to landlords and property management companies as they implement open and inclusive fair housing practices, policies, procedures and trainings, and to avoid running afoul of legal requirements.
Join Chicago Real Estate Professionals (CREP) for a thought-provoking panel discussion and hear from a panel of experts on the paramount legal issues and challenges of understanding and complying with the various Federal, State and Municipal rental housing laws.
CREP is sponsored by the law firm of Brown, Udell, Pomerantz & Delrahim, Ltd.
This panel will discuss how companies can utilize sound business practices which mitigate risk and strive to eliminate claims of illegal actions by landlords and possible lawsuits.
Panel topics covered include:
• An overview and understanding of the Federal, State and Municipal fair housing laws including: Fair Housing Act (FHA) and its duty to affirmatively further fair housing (AFFH), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance of Chicago;
• Best practices for the creation of sound decision and policy making when implementing procedures and trainings;
• Risk mitigation for potential claims; and
• Recent Federal, State and Municipal case law examples.
• Allison K. Bethel, Clinical Professor Director, Fair Housing Clinic, The John Marshall Law School
• Krusha Patel, Counsel, Pangea Properties
• Daniel Padilla, Inspector, Fair Housing, Illinois Department of Human Rights
• Shelley Smith, Partner, Brown, Udell, Pomerantz & Delrahim, Ltd.
Michael J. Delrahim, Managing Partner, Brown, Udell, Pomerantz & Delrahim, Ltd