Fair Housing Act: What It Means to Investors and Landlords

November 2nd, 2019


Location: Philly Office Retail, LLC

Jumpstart Germantown, LLC

4701 Germantown Avenue, 1st Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19144

Presented By: Laura Newlin-Mabery, New Eden Community Development Corporation, CEO, Executive Director

Discussion: Fair Housing For Investors and Landlords, Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure

Overview: Fair Housing Act: What It Means to Investors and Landlords, Reverse Mortgage Foreclosures

Landlords have a broad latitude when choosing new residents based on their credit scores, criminal history, financial ability to pay, and renting history. However, there are limitations imposed by the US federal government regarding an applicant’s personal characteristics that must not be a factor when making a decision.

Laura will discuss the Fair Housing Act’s protected classes, describes the provisions of the Fair Housing Act, and shows common situations that gives rise to problems. She will discuss the importance to follow federal regulations when leasing the properties to prospective tenants.

Also, she will touch on Reverse Mortgage Foreclosures and there processes.