Fair Housing Resources for REALTORS®

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.   

Test your fair housing knowledge in Fairhaven

Fairhaven is a free, online simulation program from NAR that allows you to test your knowledge and compliance with fair housing principles. As you work against the clock to close four real estate deals, you’ll encounter discriminatory situations inspired by real fair housing cases. Fairhaven provides customized feedback to help you incorporate fair housing principles in your daily interactions.


Legal Guidence

Housing Point:
A free downloadable video with information for members available through the REALTOR® Store

NAR - Window To The Law - Fair Housing Video

Window to the Law:
An NAR overview on what practitioners should know about Fair Housing rules.

Illinois REALTORS® is a leader in providing training on how to follow Fair Housing rules.  

  • All Illinois brokers must take a 4-hour core CE course, a portion of which focuses on Fair Housing.  
  • Courses are scheduled throughout the year at local REALTOR associations. (Search for “Core” under the CE tab) 

Fair Housing: It’s what we stand for

REALTORS® stand firmly behind upholding Fair Housing principles. After all, it’s in the Code of Ethics every member pledges to follow.  

REALTORS® shall not deny equal professional services to any person for reasons of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity. REALTORS® shall not be parties to any plan or agreement to discriminate against a person or persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity…

– Article 10, REALTOR® Code of Ethics 

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Equal Housing Opportunity

Commemorating more than
50 years

Illinois REALTORS® joins with members to celebrate the deep impact Fair Housing laws have made on the industry and society.

Illinois REALTORS® marks anniversary with monument.

Fair housing makes U.S. stronger

Why Fair Housing laws mean so much in Illinois. 

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