FAIR Housing Educational Video Workshops

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— Rights and Obligations under FAIR Housing Act for Consumers

CAN & HUD FAIR Housing Educational Workshop — Rights and Responsibilities under FAIR Housing is presented by Consumer Action Network in partnership with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp https://www.hud.gov/sites/documents/DOC_12162.PDF http://HUDExchange.info

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Housing Vouchers and Certificates

This video presentation “Section 8 Housing Vouchers and Certificates” is presented by Consumer Action Network in partnership with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Additional information can be found below.

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/public_indian_housing/programs/hcv/about/fact_sheet https://govinfo.library.unt.edu/npr/library/reports/hud09.html

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/public_indian_housing/pha/contacts

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/housing/mfh/rfp/s8bkinfo

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Basic Budgeting

This video “Basic Budgeting” is presented by Consumer Action Network, in partnership with the US department of Housing and Urban Development. Additional resources can be found below.

https://www.hud.gov

https://www.hudhousingcounselors.com/training-study-guide

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/tax-withholding-estimator

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How ESCROW Housing Accounts Work For You

This Housing Education Workshop is presented by Consumer Action Network in partnership with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Additional resources and information can be found below.

How ESCROW Accounts Work for You

www.CAN-DC.org

www.HUD.gov https://www.hud.gov/sites/documents/FSSFACTSHEET.PDF

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/public_indian_housing/programs/hcv/fss

https://www.huduser.gov/portal/publications/FamilySelfSufficiency.pdf

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Connecting to DC-Based Services

This Housing Education Workshop will cover DC-based housing and social services, and how to contact the right organization or agency. All links (including phone numbers and other contact information) are included in the DC Services page linked below.

For all links, and more contact information, visit the Connecting to DC Services page here.

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Maintaining Your Home


This video workshop, “Maintaining a Healthy Home” is presented by Consumer Action Network, in partnership with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Additional resources can be found below.

https://www.hud.gov/sites/documents/DOC_11880.PDF

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/healthy_homes/healthyhomes https://www.epa.gov/indoor-air-quality-iaq/protect-indoor-air-quality-your-home

HUD-approved Title 1 or 203(k) lenders https://www.hud.gov/sites/documents/HHPGM_FINAL_CH1.PDF

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Rights and Recovery for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Consumers

www.CAN-DC.org

www.SAMSHA.gov

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/disability_main

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/public_indian_housing/programs/ph/nnw/Nutrition

http://www.can-dc.org/index.php/empowering-website-links/

http://www.can-dc.org/index.php/advance-directives-for-mental-health-consumers/

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Transitioning to Independence

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Healthy Living: Personal and Environmental Hygiene and Nutrition

This Housing Education Video Workshop is presented by Consumer Action Network in partnership with the US Department on Housing and Urban Development. Additional resources and more information can be found below.

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/public_indian_housing/programs/ph/nnw/Nutrition

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/housing/mfh/progdesc/alcp

https://www.usda.gov/topics/food-and-nutrition

https://files.hudexchange.info/resources/documents/Standards-for-Success-Activities-of-Daily-Living-Fact-Sheet.pdf

https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/hygiene/hand/handwashing.html

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/public_indian_housing/programs/ph/nnw/Nutrition

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Self-Advocacy under FAIR Housing

WWW.CAN-DC.GOVWWW.HUD.GOV http://www.dctransition.org/resources/subtopic.cfm?subtopicID=17 https://www.hud.gov/sites/documents/FHEO_BO https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/online-complaint OKLET_ENG.PDF

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Understanding Mental Health and Independent Living

This Housing Education Video Workshop is presented by Consumer Action Network, in partnership with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Resources and more information can be found below.

https://dccil.org/ (DC Center for Independent Living)

https://dds.dc.gov/page/independent-living-services

WWW.CAN-DC.ORG

WWW.HUD.GOV 

https://dbh.dc.gov/service/consumer-rights

https://dds.dc.gov/node/724762

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CRF Homes vs. Vouchers vs. SILs: Understanding Your Housing Options

This Housing Education Workshop will cover your public housing options, such as Section 8 vouchers and certificates, Community Residential Facilities, and Supported/Supervised Independent living.

https://dhcd.dc.gov/service/residential-and-community-services-programs https://dds.dc.gov/page/independent-living-services https://dhcd.dc.gov/node/1050972 (Community Based Non-Profit Organizations with Housing Counseling Services) https://doh.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/doh/publication/attachments/CRF-ID%20Business%20Directory.pdf (CRF Homes in DC) https://dds.dc.gov/page/independent-living-services https://dds.dc.gov/node/724762 (SIL Eligibility and Intake Process)

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Rights and Obligations Under FAIR Housing ACT for Businesses and Landlords


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