Greenly Center, Bloomsburg University
Degenstein Campus Center, Susquehanna University
About the Fair Housing Training - The morning session will be led by The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA). PHFA provides affordable housing options for older adults, low and moderate income families, and people with special housing needs. This session will focus on available financing options to enable affordable housing options for citizens in Pennsylvania. Some of the financing options to be discussed will include rental housing, homeownership, consumer counseling, education, and foreclosure prevention.
The afternoon session will be led by The Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia, Inc. dba Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania (HECP). This session will include topics such as the Fair Housing Act, protected classes, covered transactions, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing obligations, and an update on recent HUD guidance and new rules; with a focus on land use, zoning practices, criminal records, harassment, nuisance ordinances, limited English proficiency, and gender identity.