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  • 1. 
    It is best not to ask how many children will be living in the apartment home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 2. 
    Single Family homeowners who are selling or renting their dwelling and don't own or have interest in more than (3) single family houses at one time, are exempt from the Fair Housing Act Familial Status Laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 3. 
    A handicapped individual in a wheelchair would like to rent an apartment home. Your availability includes a 1st floor handicap accessible apartment, and a 3rd floor apartment home with no elevator. The handicapped individual must:
    • 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. 
    Any alterations made by a handicapped resident within an apartment must be returned to their original condition at move-out.
    • 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. 
    To qualify as an adult-only apartment community:
    • 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


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