new Fair Housing regulations
going into effect on June 20, 2020. These regulations affect all licensees. Be sure to understand the requirements and take the necessary steps to comply.
NYSAR's email dated May 19
contains all of the information you need to know. An excerpt is below along with a link to the original email.
The following related forms are now available in TransactionDesk:
- Disclosure - (Fair) Housing Discrimination NYS (4/20)
- Disclosure - Agency + Fair Housing Bundle NYS (4/20)
- Fair Housing Notice
From NYSAR's email dated May 19:
The new Fair Housing regulation is divided into three sections, Housing and Anti-Discrimination Disclosure Form, Fair Housing Notice and video and audio recording of all Fair Housing continuing education courses. Below, please find guidance in the form of questions and answers as to how to comply with each section.
Brokers and licensees will need to provide a link on their website to the Fair Housing Notice (FHN) by June 20, 2020. “All websites created and maintained by real estate brokers, associate real estate brokers, real estate salespersons and any real estate team…shall prominently and conspicuously display on the homepage of such website” a link to the FHN provided by the DOS. By prominently and conspicuously, the link should appear “above the fold” and should not require a consumer to scroll down the webpage to find the link.