Commercial Civil Rights & Fair Housing
July 14, 2020

Commercial Civil Rights & Fair Housing

Time: 9:00 am - 12:15 pm


This class will be held virtually via Go to Meeting. All registrants will receive the login information 24-48 hours prior to the class.

This course is designed to teach real estate professionals about civil rights and fair housing as it pertains to real estate and more specifically commercial real estate. The course will cover the history, foundation, trends in the application of these laws throughout the country, and real-life case examples. Real Estate design and building requirements that stem from civil rights laws and tips to effectively address them. Real-Life examples of civil rights, fair housing and ADA issues. Why some guidelines are in place and how they affect people with disabilities daily.

  •  George Carr with Sikora Law is a seasoned and respected litigator with considerable trial experience and successfully resolving matters prior to trial. He has tried real estate cases involving property appropriate through eminent domain, land use and zoning restrictions, building construction and design, and riparian (water) and shoreline rights. He is on the Education Committee of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ISCS) and has published numerous articles and spoken at many seminars concerning the latest real estate issues. George will cover the required law portion of the class.
  • Rich Wagner, The Center for Disability Empowerment, will show you why these civil rights laws are needed. Rich will show you first hand why such laws are in place and how it applies to commercial properties. Rich is an ADA Community Outreach Coordinator for The Center for Disability Empowerment where he provides guidance and advocacy of The Americans with Disabilities Act.

Cost: “Free” of charge for Columbus REALTORS® members ($20 for non-members)

This class satisfies the civil rights requirement.

Instructors: George Carr, Bob Johnstone, & Rich Wagner

Deadline to register: 7/13/20


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