The Intermountain Fair Housing Council, Inc. is seeking an employee to hire an Investigator position to join our office located in Boise, Idaho. The Council is a non-profit organization that promotes fair housing practices for housing providers and consumers throughout Idaho. The Council’s Mission is to help individuals whom face discrimination based on race, color, […]

Accessibility First Webinars to be offered 10/30, 11/6, 11/13 & 11/20

Accessibility First is offering webinars regarding the Fair Housing Act and design and construction. The webinars will be 90 minutes in length, with 5 minutes for opening remarking and 15 minutes devoted to a Q&A (if time permits). The modules we’ll be referencing can be found here. We’ve revised the presentations to remove all repetition, […]

Join Housing Advocates Registering Voters on September 24th – National Voter Registration Day!

As many of us work to prepare for the November 2020 elections and with the 2020 presidential elections dominating headlines, it can be easy to overlook the elections taking place in 2019! There are significant votes taking place in states throughout the country that deserve the same degree of voter engagement as the national elections. […]

HUD proposes revised ‘disparate impact’ rule

New proposed disparate impact rule more appropriately reflects 2015 Supreme Court ruling   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today published a proposed rule to amend the HUD interpretation of the Fair Housing Act’s disparate impact standard. The proposed rule as amended would provide more appropriate guidance on what constitutes […]

Sample Letter Requesting A Reasonable Modification

REQUESTING A REASONABLE MODIFICATION Below is a sample letter for your convenience. Fill in the blanks and remove the text in the brackets. Dear ____________________________ [name of housing provider]: As a person with a disability, I am hereby requesting a reasonable modification to ____________________________________________ [address of housing to be modified] pursuant to the Fair Housing […]