Fair Housing Month

ARTICLES


  • What is a Buyer Love Letter?

    Summary:

    Letters, videos, photos, or any communication accompanied by an offer from a potential buyer to appeal to the seller. Love letters place sellers in the position of indicating a preference for a buyer based on a "feeling" or something that the seller "just likes" about a potential buyer. This "feeling" frequently arises from shared interests, history, family preferences, etc. of the buyer and seller and may trigger decisions by seller based on the seller's unconscious bias.

  • Veterans Are Having a Hard Time Using Their VA Home Loans

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  • Fair Housing Conversations

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  • 2018 Legislative Session Recap

    Summary:

    Washington REALTORS entered the 2018 Session knowing clearly what our priorities are: Help urban and rural housing inventory issues, working with the Legislature to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, and ensuring that more people have a chance to enjoy homeownership.

  • Fair Housing Conversations - History & Unfair Housing Practices

    Summary:

    The road to fair housing in the U.S. has been a long and storied one. While there have been bumps and setbacks on that road, the progress made along the way has helped to open the doors of housing opportunity to a wider population.

NEWS


New Fair Housing Brochures Available

The following brochures posters and article were provided by NWFH to help you guide your clients through real estate transactions that are compliant with fair housing laws...
The mission of the Northwest Fair Housing Alliance is to eliminate housing discrimination and to ensure equal housing opportunity for the people of Washington State through education, counseling and advocacy.  They provide REALTORS® with resources to help further their mission in the community, and to ensure that tenants, rental applicants, homebuyers, homeowners and condominium owners are protected from housing discrimination. The federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) provides protection, equal opportunity, and discrimination free housing on the basis of: race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, and familial status. Additionally, the WA Law Against Discrimination (WLAD) gives additional housing protections for marital status, sexual orientation / gender identity, and veteran / military status.
The following brochures posters and article were provided by NWFH to help you guide your clients through real estate transactions that are compliant with fair housing laws.

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To view more NWFHA's publications, visit: http://nwfairhouse.org/library 

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