Trainer: Ruben Rivera-Jackman, MNPL
Many fair housing violations are related to not implementing reasonable accommodations policies and procedures accurately. It is important that affordable and public housing providers understand the fundamentals of Section 504 to avoid any violations and limit litigation.
At the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
-Acquire basic awareness of Federal, State, Local, Fair Housing and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
-Enhance their understanding of General Reasonable Accommodation and Modifications Guidelines. (Best Practices)
-Aware of the differences between pets and companion/service animals
-Identify tools for making Housing Program(s) Accessible.
Ruben Rivera-Jackman, MNPL, speaker, trainer and nonprofit leadership consultant, has an accomplished 25+ year career as a nonprofit leader, with practical experience in, and solid understanding of, a diverse range of management, program development and service delivery applications. Mr. Rivera-Jackman has a passion for working with, and advocating on behalf of, older adults, and has a natural ability for providing instruction and training for adult learners. In February 2017, Ruben accepted a new opportunity to serve as the new Director of Resident Services for the Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG), one of the largest non-profit affordable housing providers in the Puget Sound area. SHAG manages 41 LIHTC communities serving over 5,000 older-adult households. He previously served for 12 years as a Senor Resident Services Manager at the King County Housing Authority. Mr. Rivera-Jackman was the recipient of the 2011 American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC).