The Oak Park Area Association of REALTORS® is wholeheartedly committed to promoting fair housing initiatives and actively supporting the principles of equal housing opportunity for all individuals. We recognize the significance of fostering inclusive communities and ensuring that every person has the right to access housing without discrimination.
We firmly believe in the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of professionalism that align with fair housing laws, and understand that fair housing is not just a legal obligation but a moral imperative. We strive to create an environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.
Fairhaven is a town every REALTOR® should visit. Online, that is. Fairhaven is a fair housing simulation training course for REALTORS® that uses the power of storytelling to help members identify, prevent, and address discriminatory practices in real estate. Inspired by real stories, this innovative online experience has agents work against the clock to sell homes in the fictional town of Fairhaven, while confronting discrimination in the homebuying process. Learners will also walk in the shoes of a homebuyer facing discrimination. The training provides customized feedback that learners can apply to daily business interactions.
This innovative training platform is available to all 1.4 million NAR members at no additional cost. Be an advocate for fair housing and the future of our industry. Commit to combating discrimination in real estate.
Learn to work effectively with – and within – today’s diverse real estate market. The At Home With Diversity® certification teaches you how to conduct your business with sensitivity to all client profiles and build a business plan to successfully serve them.
Real estate professionals and consumers depend on strong fair housing laws and practices for our communities and economy to thrive. Discrimination distorts the housing market and closes the door on the American dream of homeownership for qualified buyers. At NAR, we advance our commitment to fair housing through policy advocacy, innovative programming, and legal guidance.
Fair housing protects our livelihood and business as REALTORS® and depends on a free, open market that embraces equal opportunity. Find a variety of resources for members to improve understanding about Fair Housing, learn standards and best practices, and combat discrimination in housing in your community.