Free Training in Enid: Fair Housing 101

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“How Landlord & Tenant Problems Including Health & Safety Repair Issues Trigger Housing Discrimination Claims"

Presented by Enid, OK Community Development Block Grant Office, the Metropolitan Fair Housing Council of Oklahoma, Inc. & Oklahoma Health Equity Network

This free training is open to consumers including renters and new homebuyers. Also open to members of the housing industry including owners, managers, builders, developers and anyone interested in receiving fair housing training.

May 17

Central National Bank Center

301 S Independence Avenue

(Benson Ballroom – 2nd Floor)

Enid, OK 73701

9:30 – 10:00 am Registration & Complimentary Breakfast – Courtesy of Our Sponsors!

Have breakfast with us and network. (No federal dollars expended)

10:00 – 10:15 am Conference Opening and Introduction of Mayor by Stephanie Moffitt-Carr, Moderator, City of Enid Community Development Block Grant Director

10:15 – 10:30 am Welcome to Enid! by The Honorable William E. Shewey, Mayo,r City of Enid, Oklahoma

10:30 – 11:30 am Fair Housing 101, Fair Housing Laws Including Disability Requirements, Reasonable Accommodations & Modifications), Common Violations Under the Fair Housing Act:

Panel Discussion with Patrick L. Banis, J.D., Branch Chief, Intake, U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development, (HUD) Region VI Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity (FHEO); Ge’Andra Johnson, Staff Attorney & Legal Program Director and Shafeeq Islam, Enforcement & Testing Director, MFHC, Inc.

11:30 – 12 Noon ODMHSAS Employment, Housing and Homeless Team: How Can We Help You? by Josh DeBartolo, Housing Navigator, Employment, Housing and Homeless Initiatives, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

12:00 – 12:45 pm LUNCH IS SERVED! Complimentary Lunch Buffet Courtesy of Our Sponsors! (No federal dollars expended)

12:45 – 1:15 pm Rental Housing Responsibilities Under the Oklahoma Residential Landlord & Tenant Act, by Garrett Marshall and Matthew Acosta, MFHC , Inc. Law Clerks

1:15 – 2:30 pm Design & Construction Requirements Under the Federal Fair Housing Act & Other Housing Laws and Q & A, by Patrick L. Banis, J.D., Branch Chief, Intake, HUD FHEO

2:30 pm Adjourn

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This event has been approved for 4 hours of FHR Required CE by the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission, Course #178861, School Central Oklahoma Commercial Association of REALTORS®

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Event Partners

Presented by City of Enid, OK Community Development Block Grant Office, Metropolitan Fair Housing Council of Oklahoma Legal & Enforcement Staff, and, Oklahoma Health Equity Network.

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