Fair Housing Act


Description: Fair Housing Act introduces the history, purpose and coverage of the Fair Housing Act (FHA). This course explores the FHA prohibited bases of discrimination, the requirements of the Equal Housing Lender Lobby Poster, and the Fair Housing logo. This course also defines FHA terminology and recordkeeping requirements.


Audience: Frontline bank personnel such as tellers, new account representatives, and other entry-level bank positions.


Learning Objectives: After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain the background and purpose of the Fair Housing Act
  • Explain the coverage and the prohibited bases of discrimination under the Fair Housing Act
  • Describe the requirements of the Fair Housing Act 
  • Explain the penalties for noncompliance with the Fair Housing Act.