Overview

The Civil Rights Division of the Texas Workforce Commission offers a variety of comprehensive, interactive presentations and training programs to provide housing providers with a practical understanding of the U.S. and Texas Fair Housing Acts and rules and how to comply.

We provide presentations or training on-site or by other modes such as webinar or phone, at a minimal cost. The length of training varies depending on which program you choose.

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Benefits of Fair Housing Training

  • Reduces unlawful housing practices
  • Can reduce complaints and associated costs
  • Improves housing provider decision making

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Topics

We cover the following legal issues in our presentations and training programs:

  • Federal and state housing discrimination laws and rules
  • Unlawful housing practices
  • Exemptions
  • Design and construction
  • Discriminatory practices in mortgage lending
  • Sexual harassment in housing
  • Discrimination against persons with disabilities in housing
  • Complaint procedures

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Additional Information & Scheduling

For additional information or to schedule a Fair Housing presentation or training, fill out the Civil Rights Division's training request form PDF or MS Word or contact the TWC Civil Rights Division by phone, email, or mail:

  • Call: 512-463-2642
  • Email: CRDTraining@twc.state.tx.us
  • Mail:
    Texas Workforce Commission
    Civil Rights Division
    Attention: Training Department
    1215 Guadalupe St
    Austin, TX 78778

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