Official Release + Seminar: IDHR Guidebook on Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications for Housing Professionals

When

Friday, April 20, 2018

Where

John Marshall Law School, 304 S. State St, Chicago, Illinois

Time

8:30 am - 11:30 am

What

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Federal Fair Housing Act. To commemorate this historical event, the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) is pleased to invite all housing professionals to attend the official release of its Guidebook on Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications for Housing Professionals.

Friday, April 20, 2018
8:30am – 11:30am
John Marshall Law School
Chicago

8:30am – 9:00am: Coffee & Networking
9:00am – 9:30am: Plenary Discussion and Release
9:30am – 11:30am: Overview of the Guidebook on Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications for Housing Professionals

The topic of fair housing continues to be relevant fifty years later; especially when it comes to ensuring equal access to safe and affordable housing for persons with disabilities. For this reason, IDHR has partnered with Access Living to create a guide that may be used as a valuable resource in the housing industry. The plenary session will discuss the importance of engaging in efforts to level the playing field for persons with disabilities in housing. The Overview will include an in-depth look at disability-related housing laws, legal issues of concern to housing providers, and tips for handling requests for reasonable modifications and accommodations.

All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the Guidebook. In honor of the State of Illinois Bicentennial the Illinois Department of Human Rights has launched the “Fairness and Equality Campaign,” focused on informing individuals about the many functions of the agency, the protections offered under the Illinois Human Rights Act, and how to access IDHR when necessary.

Join us for this free event. Light refreshments will be provided.

Cost of Admission: $0.00

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