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Fair Housing Quiz, 1 - 20 Multiple ChoiceS & S Asset Management, Inc.

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Rent the first floor, handicapp acessible apartment, as it fills his needs and is available with no renovation required

    • B. 

      May choose either apartment, but is responsible for payment of renovations needed to provide acessibility for him

    • C. 

      May choose either apartment with the community held responsible for needed renovations

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Penalties for Fair Housing Act violations awarded by an Administrative Law Judge may be as much as:
    • A. 

      $5,000 for the first offense

    • B. 

      $10.000 for the first offense

    • C. 

      $15,000 for the first offense

    • D. 

      $20,000 for the first offense

  • 5. 
    Communities should not use terms such as "walk-in closets", "master bedroom" or "mother-in-law suite" as these physical descriptions violate the Fair Housing Act
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    If your community has a strictly enforced "No Pet" policy, it would be considered a reasonable accommodation to allow a blind person with her seeing eye dog to rent an apartment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Publishers and advertisers are exempt from the Fair Housing Act when designing or printing an ad that expresses preference, limitation or discrimination on the basis of protected classes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Individuals suffering from AIDS are a protected class under the Federal Fair Housing Act - Handicap Status.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    It is permissible to ask each applicant whether they are a current, illegal user of a controlled substance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    If an applicant with no children prefers not to reside near families, you may honor their request and place the applicant in an appropriate unit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When asked questions such as "How many senior citizens live here"? Your best response would be:
    • A. 

      I don't have the exact number for you, but you are welcome to contact the census bureau for that information.

    • B. 

      I'm sorry, I am not able to disclose that information however, you are more than welcome to utilize our facilities this weekend and see for yourself the type of residents who live here

    • C. 

      We are an equal oppurtunity renter. Anyone that fills out an application and meets our qualification guidelines is welcome to live here

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 13. 
    Fair Housing law states that it is permissible for an apartment community to set a curfew for children:
    • A. 

      If it is realistic

    • B. 

      Only when circumstances require it to be done for reasons of personal safety

    • C. 

      At any time

    • D. 

      Never

  • 14. 
    It is against Fair Housing guidelines to provide discounts to the elderly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    HUD shall complete an investigation on an alleged complaint within ___ days. If it cannot be completed within this time frame, the aggrieved person and respondent will be notified of reasons for the delay.
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      60 days

    • C. 

      90 days

    • D. 

      100 days

  • 16. 
    The Federal Fair Housing Act recognizes which seven protected classes of individuals:
    • A. 

      Race, Religion, Handicap Status, Familal Status, Color, National Origin, Sex

    • B. 

      Race, Religion, Handicap Status, Familal Status, Creed, National Origin, Age

    • C. 

      Race, Religion, Handicap Status, Familal Status, Color, National Origin, Age

    • D. 

      Race, Religion, Handicap Status, Familal Status, Age, National Origin, Sex

  • 17. 
    Someone in the process of securing legal custody of an individual not yet 18 years of age is protected by the Federal Fair Housing Act under Familial Status.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    When asked by an individual of a particular descent how many people of their nationality live at your community, then and only then is it legal to disclose this information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    It is permissible to establish higher deposits for families or handicapped individuals due to higher turnover costs incurred by the property at the time of move-out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      80% of the units must be occupied by atleast one (1) person over 55.

    • B. 

      75% of the units must be occupied by atleast one (1) person 62 or over

    • C. 

      85% of the units must be occupied by atleast one (1) person over 50.

    • D. 

      Any of the above