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April is National Fair Housing MonthApril is National Fair Housing Month<div class="ExternalClassF8A4E5EF3BD54933A46987B7438D6C4F"><p>April is celebrated nationwide as National Fair Housing Month.  The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental and financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, familial status or sexual orientation.</p><p>To learn about fair housing practices, the city offers a series of free fair housing workshops throughout the year from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Calvin C. Goode Municipal Building, 251 W. Washington St., 10th floor.  Upcoming workshops are scheduled for:</p><ul><li>Thursday, April 18</li><li>Thursday, May 16</li><li>Thursday, June 20</li></ul><p>The three-hour workshops provide information about fair housing practices and laws and explain housing discrimination investigations from the experts who conduct them.  Fair housing practices apply to apartments, houses, condominiums and mobile home parks.</p><p>The workshops are presented in partnership with the Southwest Fair Housing Council and offer Arizona Department of Real Estate (ADRE)-authorized fair housing REALTOR® re-licensing credit.</p><p>Housing providers, including landlords, leasing agents, realtors and property managers, are encouraged to attend.  Registration is required.</p><p>For more information or to register, call the city's Equal Opportunity Department at 602-262-7716 or TTY: 7-1-1.</p></div>4/2/2019 7:00:00 AMAlejandro Montiel, 602-534-3443Equal Opportunity Department602-262-7716