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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. These trainings are currently offered virtually only.


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.


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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 harassment

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

  • Voluntary attendance:            $100/person

    • Large groups (10+):         $75/person

    • Non-profit:                       $75/person

  • Required* attendance:          $150/person

    *Pursuant to a Consent Decree, Conciliation Agreement, or other settlement resulting from a fair housing complaint. Please provide a copy of the agreement.


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



  • June 28, 2024

  • July 26, 2024

  • August 23, 2024

  • September 27, 2024

  • October 25, 2024


  • June 21, 2024

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


  • Full payment is required at least one week in advance.

  • For security purposes, the training manual and Zoom link will be sent via email the week of the training to the contact(s) provided in the registration form.

  • There are no refunds. If a registrant does not attend on their training date, we will gladly transfer their ticket to another training date one time only.

  • Bulk pricing ($75/person) or separate trainings are available for groups of 10 or more voluntary attendees. Discounts are not offered for attendance that is required as a result of a discrimination complaint.

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