Fair Housing Certification

Fair Housing Certification Training

The Housing Rights Center conducts Fair Housing Certification Trainings designed to inform and educate California-based housing providers, managers, and industry professionals about federal and California fair housing laws, compliance, and illegal housing practices. During the COVID-19 health crisis, HRC will offer these trainings virtually. 


Our trainings cover prohibited and best practices, including appropriate language guidance for housing vacancies and advertising, and protected classes under federal and California fair housing laws, including: people with disabilities; families with children; race/national origin; and sexual harassment and domestic violence.

Participants in the Fair Housing Certification Training will receive a digital packet containing: 

  1. HRC's Fair Housing Certification Training Manual for Housing Industry Professionals handbook

  2. The “Fair Housing Certification Training" Certificate of Completion

  3. HUD and DOJ Guidance on Reasonable Accommodations

  4. CA Department of Fair Employment and Housing handbook on COVID-19 and fair housing

  5. CA Department of Fair Employment and Housing handbook on preventing harassmen

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​​Spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Advance payment is required.

  • Voluntary attendance:            $100/person

  • Required* attendance:          $150/person

    * Pursuant to a Consent Decree, Conciliation Agreement, or other settlement.


  • Non-profit attendance:         $75/person


All trainings take place from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm PST.



  • July 30, 2021

  • August 27, 2021

  • September 24, 2021

  • October 29, 2021

  • November 19, 2021

  • December 17, 2021


  • To be announced

Can't make these dates? Email outreach@housingrightscenter.org to schedule a training for your firm or group.