REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS ALL DAY WORKSHOP
The purpose of this workshop is to facilitate a better understanding of the Virginia Fair Housing Law to housing providers as well as the general public, when dealing with residents with disabilities. The day's discussion will include role playing and the following related topics:
A Brief Overview of the Virginia Fair Housing Law
oWhy was it necessary to have Fair Housing Laws?
oProhibited Acts Under the Law
Definition of Disabilities Under the Federal Act and the Virginia Fair Housing Law
What is a Reasonable Accommodation?
oAs defined under the Virginia Fair Housing Law
oSection 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act
Discussion on Examples of Reasonable Accommodations
New Disabilities Added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disabilities
The Joint Statement between HUD and the DOJ on Reasonable Accommodations
oHow to apply this document to your process?
Housing Provider Rules and Policies on Reasonable Accommodations
The Rights and Responsibilities of Housing Providers and Other Housing Related Transactions
Recent Reasonable Accommodation Cases
Reasonable Accommodation Scavenger Hunt
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