To qualify for license renewal, real estate licensees must complete at least two hours of continuing education in a minimum of three mandatory topics. This online course satisfies four hours of continuing education in the mandatory topic of Fair Housing.
As far back as 1866, with the Civil Rights Act, legislators have been trying to eliminate discrimination in the housing industry. This online course reviews the history and purpose of laws against discrimination. Specific real estate practices of blockbusting, steering and redlining are detailed. In addition, the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act is highlighted. Finally, how to recognize and guard against predatory lending practices is reviewed.