Course Details

Fair Housing Basics

This class will introduce you to the federal Fair Housing Act, the primary federal law prohibiting housing discrimination. You will learn about the Act¿s passage, amendment, its substantive coverage, and a little bit about how claims under the Act get litigated. The class has two goals for you: learn about fair housing, and learn-intimately-what a holding is and how to use one. Registration Requirements: No prerequisites. Evaluation Methods: Grade based on 30% on a two-hour exam (open book); 30% class participation; 40% short, regular writing assignments. Class Materials: Students will not need to purchase anything for the class. Materials will be provided online.

Catalog Number: CONPUB 731


Course History

Fall 2016
Title: Fair Housing Basics
Faculty: Kayes, Thomas
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 20     Actual: 14

Fall 2015
Title: Fair Housing Basics
Faculty: Kayes, Thomas
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 20     Actual: 17