Rob Crow

Register for the 2016 Inland Northwest Fair Housing Conference

Rob Crow, Community, Housing & Human Services Acting Director, No Phone Number Available

Friday, April 1, 2016 at 10:02 a.m.

Register for the 2016 Inland Northwest Fair Housing Conference

Updated: 04-12-2016

Registration is now open for the 2016 Inland Northwest Fair Housing Conference on Thursday, April 14 at the Spokane Convention Center.

The theme of this year's conference is “Strengthening Communities by Opening Doors.” Participants can learn about fair housing basics, tenant/landlord law, and more.

The City of Spokane Community, Housing and Human Services Department, Spokane County, Northwest Fair Housing Alliance, Spokane Housing Authority, Spokane Low Income Housing Consortium, City of Coeur D'Alene and the Department of Housing and Urban Development are partnering to put on the conference.

Cost to attend the Inland Northwest Fair Housing Conference is $45 (per attendee). Interested individuals are encouraged to register using our online registration process (new this year).

Questions? Contact George Dahl at or 509.625.6036. We look forward to seeing you there!

Conference Schedule

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks: Donna Batch, Acting Region 10 Administrator, HUD
8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.: Keynote Speaker: Jude McNeil, Executive Director, Odyssey Youth Movement
9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: Reasonable Accommodations/Modifications (Hyperlink)
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Morning Breakout Session
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm: First Afternoon Breakout Session
2:30 p.m.– 2:45 p.m.: Break
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.: Second Afternoon Breakout Session
4:15 p.m.: Conference Adjourns

Morning Breakout Session

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

First Afternoon Breakout Session

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

  • Washington Basics
  • Potpourri
    • Session B-2: Fair housing Legal Update
    • Presenter: Fred Rivera, Esq.
  • Fair Housing Complaints – From Start to Finish
  • Fair Housing Specialties
    • Session B-4: Fair Housing and Real Estate Sales Trends
    • Presenter: Marley Hochendoner, Northwest Fair Housing Alliance
  • Opening Doors to Protected Classes
    • Session B-5: Gender Non-conforming and Transgender Justice Highlight
    • Presenters: Shannon Bedard, Northwest Fair Housing Alliance and Danni Askini, Gender Justice League

Second Afternoon Breakout Session

2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

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