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Don’t Freak Out About Fair Housing! - Live Webinar


Thursday, September 16, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CDT)
Category: Industry Seminar

Instructed by: Rick Ellis, CPM, Founder, ELLIS Consulting Group & ELLIS HomeSource

This class is recommended for: All on-site personell

Class Description:  Learn the laws of the Fair Housing Act and CELEBRATE the Spirit of Fair Housing!  Join expert, Rick Ellis, CAM, CPM as he guides you through the rules and laws of fair housing.  He will cover all the new Fair Housing changes and updates…Don’t FREAK OUT!  Instead, learn how this federal law will enhance and energize your leasing, resident retention, and maintenance service in a way that will take away your fear and confusion surrounding Fair Housing.

In this class you will:

  • How Fair Housing leasing is effective leasing!
  • How to use fair housing guidelines to improve resident relations and reduce turnover.
  • Maintenance guidelines for Fair Housing that will create greater resident satisfaction.
  • How to answer those challenging fair housing questions that residents love to ask.

About the instructor: Rick Ellis, CPM 
Rick Ellis has been part of the multifamily industry for over 39 years.  Starting as an onsite assistant manager and leasing professional, Rick directed a fast growing apartment portfolio beginning with two properties in the Dallas area to over 5000 units in three states.  In 1985, he founded ELLIS Consulting Group in Irving, Texas, providing market consulting, training, and contract leasing to the multi-family industry.  Rick also excels in property management through his management company, ELLIS HomeSource, specializing in “off-site” management, handling a sizable portfolio of single-family homes, duplexes, and condominiums throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. ELLIS HomeSource was the first single-family management company in the nation to earn the Institute of Real Estate Management’s prestigious AMO – Accredited Management Organization - designation.  Rick is a graduate of Abilene Christian University receiving a BA in 1977 and a MA in Theology in 1979. 


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Cancellation Policy:  All cancellations must be submitted in writing to the AAGD Education Department at least 24 hours prior to class. Written confirmation from the Education Department will be sent via e-mail.  Substitutions are allowed, but ALL NO SHOWS WILL BE BILLED WITHOUT EXCEPTION. By registering for this program, you agree that you have read and understood the cancellation policy.

Program Pricing

$59.00 - Apartment Academy                          $69.00 - Member                                                $79.00 - Non-Member


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