Fair Housing Training – Westchester County

Event Details

  • Date/Time: Thursday, May 2nd, 2024 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Under Section 700.21-a of the Laws of Westchester County, all board members of housing cooperatives are required to undergo a minimum of two hours of fair housing training every two years. Additionally, incoming board members will have to be trained within 60 days of taking their position on the board.

The CCAC of the Building & Realty Institute will be hosting Fair Housing Training session on:

Thursday, May 2 at 6:00 pm

The presenters will be:

Daniel S. Finger, Esq.
Finger & Finger, A Professional Corporation
Ronald A. Sher, Esq.
Himmelfarb & Sher, LLP

The training is free for any member of a board of directors whose co-op is a dues-paying member of the CCAC. If you are not sure if your housing co-op is a member of the CCAC, email us or call the BRI office at 914-273-0730.

After registering you will receive an email from confirming your registration. The email will include the Zoom link & phone info for the webinar. If you did not receive the confirmation within 2 days, please check your junk/spam email before contacting us.

After the training, we will email all those who attended a Fair Housing Training Letter of Completion. The letter will include the name of the building & a list of those who attended. If you do not receive this letter within 1 week, please check your junk/spam email before contacting us.

The CCAC of the Building & Realty Institute has designed this program to be compliant with the minimum standard requirements as published by the Westchester County Human Rights Commission. Topics to be covered include:

* A discussion of housing discrimination under local, state, and federal law;
* A discussion of protected classes and characteristics under local, state, and federal law;
* The obligations and responsibilities of members of governing boards to adhere to fair housing laws, including in the evaluation of applicants, the evaluation of requests for reasonable accommodations, and other common scenarios; and
* The role of local, state, and federal agencies in enforcing fair housing.


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