Fair Housing: Serious Responsibility, Serious Liability

APA Housing & Community Development Division


Sunday, January 1, 2017, midnight
Sunday, December 31, 2017, midnight CST

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This session will review significant changes in Federal Fair Housing requirements that occurred in 2015. Topics include the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Federal Fair Housing Act, HUD’s new rule on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, and the implementation of the rule through the Assessment of Fair Housing template. The session will help HUD entitlement communities plan for the new fair housing requirements and better understand what these developments mean for their programs, policies and land use regulations.

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Heidi Aggelar

Heidi Aggeler is a Managing Director of BBC and directs the firm's housing and human servicespractice areas. Heidi's practice focuses on assessments of fair housing, workforce and affordable housing demand analyses, and human service needs assessments, including child care. Prior to joining BBC, Heidi worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Ms. Aggeler has been invited to speak about her work conducting housing market studies and fair housing research at conferences held by HUD, the American Planning Association, the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute, and many state and local housing and civil rights agencies. Heidi has been a board member of the Mile High Community Development Loan Fund and the Denver School of the Arts' Collaborative School Committee. She has also volunteered for animal rescues, provided income tax preparation assistance to low income families, and avidly supports community theater and classical guitar.