Learn about the latest issues associated with tenant discrimination and avoid potential costly violations and penalties.
Real estate professionals are often faced with situations that can potentially lead to charges of tenant discrimination, from the intake and application process through the tenant leaving the premises. Many times the real estate professional, whether a land developer, builder, sales or leasing agent or realtor, must make quick decisions and the rules as to what constitutes housing or tenant discrimination are not always clear. This topic helps the real estate professional identify potentially troublesome situations and helps explain the rules governing those situations. With a focus on real life problems, this topic will help guide the real estate professional when confronted with potentially discriminatory situations and will provide a framework for litigation risk management.
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Laws Protecting Tenant Discrimination
- Common Forms of Tenant Discrimination
- Landlord's Rights and Obligations
- State and Local Laws
How Does a Landlord Protect Itself?
- Legal Reasons for Denying a Tenant
- Who Can Challenge Your Decision
- Risk Management Strategies
Violations and Penalties
- Recent Case Studies/Examples
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This course was last revised on March 28, 2019.
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James W. Glatthaar
Bleakley Platt & Schmidt LLP
- Partner in the law firm Bleakley Platt & Schmidt LLP in White Plains, New York
- Member of the Litigation, Cooperative and Condominium, Construction and Real Estate Practice Groups
- Concentrates his practice in the areas of zoning and land use law and litigation, cooperative and condominium law, construction law and real estate litigation
- Represented landlords, tenants, developers, nonprofit institutions, sellers, purchasers, realtors, cooperatives and condominiums in building, zoning, housing and disability-based discrimination claims, landlord-tenant and construction defect claims both in courts and before state and federal administrative agencies
- Has also represented property owners and purchasers in complex real estate and financing transactions
- Continuing legal education lecturer for Lorman Education Services on housing discrimination, landlord-tenant law and affordable housing
- Has also lectured for the Westchester County Bar Association as part of the association’s continuing legal education program and for the Council of Westchester Cooperatives and Condominiums
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