CEO Series – Fair Housing Laws Are Not All Black & White


Listen to our FREE On-Demand Digital Media Webcast interview with Nadeen Green, Senior Counsel for For Rent Media Solutions, in her exclusive interview with property management expert Ernest F. Oriente of PowerHour®. Nadeen’s 60-minute interview shares her deep understanding of the Fair Housing laws in the multifamily industry. This informative discussion explains how Fair Housing laws will continue to expand and will often be interpreted very broadly in the multifamily housing industry. Nadeen explains what you need to know to stay in compliance with those laws that assure equal housing opportunity.

Interview Discussion Highlights

1. What Fair Housing is and isn't and why it should matter to the CEO of every property management company.

2. Lions and tigers and bears, oh, my! Updated issues related to service animals, who cleans up behind them and how pet lovers are protected.

3. How limited English Proficiency issues come into play.

4. Boy Meets Girl. (Or Boy Meets Boy, or Girl Meets Boy, or Girl Meets Girl) Sexual harassment and why it is a Fair Housing issue.

5. MyFace and SpaceBook. Fair Housing issues related to social media.

Special Guest

Nadeen Green has been an attorney since 1979 and is the Senior Counsel for For Rent Media Solutions. For Rent Media Solutions, founded in 1982, is headquartered in Norfolk, Va., and provides multifamily housing solutions for apartment seekers, apartment managers and owners through integrated marketing techniques, including print, multimedia and Internet advertising platforms. Nadeen has taught Fair Housing law to the multifamily housing industry since the Fair Housing Amendments Act went into effect in 1989. Nadeen’s many programs (over 950) have been presented to apartment management companies, state and local apartment associations nationwide. Nadeen has been a guest speaker numerous times for the National Apartment Association and Multi-Housing World annual conferences. Nadeen’s reader-friendly articles on Fair Housing appear regularly in various print and online industry publications.

Conference Moderators

Kerry W. Kirby is a renowned entrepreneur, speaker, and technology innovator. He is the founder and CEO of 365 Connect, a leading provider of award-winning marketing, leasing, and resident technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry. Kerry has propelled 365 Connect from a scrappy bootstrapped startup to an internationally recognized company, which has won an array of highly acclaimed international, national, and regional awards, including the Louisiana Governor's Technology Award.

Kerry has been a guest lecturer, featured speaker, and panelist at numerous universities, national conferences, and events. He has also been featured on the BBC Digital Planet program, NPR News, and various media outlets. Kerry has written the forward to a nationally published book on real estate and technology, presented in over 100 industry webcast reaching over 1-million listeners, and is often quoted as an expert in technology. He has been named to the Silicon Bayou 100 List of most influential entrepreneurs for eight consecutive years.

Ernest F. Oriente is a business coach since 1995 [41,000+ hours], a property management industry professional since 1988 - the author of SmartMatch Alliances, founder of PowerHour, PowerHour Sales Academy, and PowerHour Leadership Academy has a passion for coaching his clients on executive leadership, hiring and motivating property management SuperStars, traditional and Internet SEO/SEM marketing, competitive sales strategies, and smart/strategic alliances for property management teams and their leaders. He and his PowerHour team provide private and group coaching for property management companies and industry sales vendors/suppliers around North America and the world, executive recruiting, investment banking, SEO/SEM web strategies, national Wi-Fi solutions, employee policy manuals, social media leadership and powerful tools for hiring property management SuperStars and building dynamic teams.

Ernest worked for Motorola, Primedia and is certified in the Xerox sales methodologies. Recent interviews and articles have appeared more than 9000+ times in business and trade publications and in a wide variety of leading magazines and newspapers, including Smart Money, Inc., Business 2.0, The New York Times, Fast Company, The LA Times, Fortune, Business Week, Self Employed America and The Financial Times. Since 1995, Ernest has written over 250+ articles for the property management industry and created 400+ property management forms, business and marketing checklists, sales letters and presentation tools. PowerHour® is based in Olympic-town…Park City, Utah.

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Ernest also runs the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management vendor/supplier sales success, and the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management success.

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