Informational Links

Natural Disasters, Fair Housing, Aggressive Animals & More

NEW HUD/DOJ Guidance on Reasonable Accommodations:

VISIT HUD'S WEBSITE >


Natural Disaster Information:

FEMA: www.fema.gov

The Red Cross: www.redcross.org

State of Florida: www.myflorida.com

FL Division of Emergency Management: www.floridadisaster.org

The Better Business Bureau: www.bbb.com

National Weather Service: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/

National Hurricane Center: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

Hurricane Hunter: http://www.hurricanehunter.com/


General Industry Information:

The Florida Apartment Association: http://www.fl-apartments.org/

FAA Legislative Updates: http://www.fl-apartments.org/legislation.asp

The National Apartment Association: www.naahq.org

Savings Program for Owners Mgmt. Co. of 500 units or less:  www.naahq.org/membership/iroc/ 

The National Multi-Housing Council: www.nmhc.org

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM): www.irem.org

Florida Landlord Tenant Law: http://www.flsenate.gov/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=Ch0083/ch0083.htm

Florida Real Estate Commission: http://www.state.fl.us/dbpr/re/frec_welcome.shtml

Brevard County: http://www.brevardcounty.com

City of Melbourne: http://www.melbourneflorida.org/

The Apartment Expert - all links! www.apartmentexpert.com

Grace Hill: www.gracehill.com

Landlord.com: http://www.landlord.com/

Nolo Law For All:  http://www.nolo.com/

Rent Law: www.rentlaw.com

Form I-9 - click HERE to download.


Fair Housing:

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):
www.hud.gov

The Department of Justice (DOJ):
www.usdoj.gov

The Fair Housing Act:
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/housing/title8.htm

Federal Fair Housing Laws & Executive Orders:
http://www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/FHLaws/index.cfm

HUD Disability Rights & Resources:
http://www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/disabilities/index.cfm

The Keating Memorandum (Occupancy standards):
http://www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/library/occupancystds.pdf

HUD Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity Library:
http://www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/library/

The State of Fair Housing, FY 2006 Annual Report:
http://www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/fy2006rpt.pdf

GUIDANCE FROM HUD/DOJ ON REASONABLE ACCOMODATIONS/MODIFICATIONS:
http://www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/library/huddojstatement.pdf

Service & Companion Animals:

The Delta Society:
http://www.deltasociety.org/

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law:
http://www.bazelon.org/issues/housing/infosheets/fhinfosheet6.html
http://www.bazelon.org/issues/housing/publications/wfhm.pdf

US Dept. of Justice:
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/svcanimb.htm

Animal Welfare Information Center:
http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/newsletters/v7n2/7n2hende.htm

Accessibility Information:

FAIR HOUSING FIRST:
http://www.fairhousingfirst.org/

HUD User Publications:
http://www.huduser.org/publications/fairhsg/multifamily.html

National Multi Housing Council: (Note – some documents are members only)
http://www.nmhc.org/Content/BrowseContent.cfm?IssueID=185

National Fair Housing Advocate Online:
http://www.fairhousing.com

The Housing Advocates Resource List:
http://www.tash.org

Other Fair Housing Resources:

HomeSight.org Resource List:
http://www.homesight.org/cat-fair-housing.html

Shasta Fair Housing Alliance:
http://www.shastafairhousing.org/

John Marshall Law School:
http://www.jmls.edu/fairhousingcenter/resources.shtml

Employers Guide with ID examples:
http://uscis.gov/graphics/lawsregs/handbook/hand_emp.pdf

Temporary Visitors to the US information:
http://uscis.gov/graphics/services/tempbenefits/index.htm

National Association of Realtors Fair Housing Field Guide:
http://www.realtor.org/libweb.nsf/pages/fg705

HUD Fair Housing Quiz: http://www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/library/fhquiz.cfm

HUD Fair Housing Study, April, 2002: “How Much Do We Know?”
http://www.huduser.org/publications/fairhsg/hmwk.html

HUD “Fair Housing – Equal Opportunity for ALL” booklet:

English: http://www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/FHLaws/FairHousingJan2002.pdf

Spanish: http://www.hudclips.org/sub_nonhud/html/pdfforms/1686-1-FHEO-Spa.pdf

HUD Fair Housing downloadable Logos:
http://www.hud.gov/library/bookshelf15/hudgraphics/fheologo.cfm

HUD Fair Housing Poster:

English: http://www.hudclips.org/sub_nonhud/cgi/pdfforms/928-1.pdf

Spanish: http://www.hudclips.org/sub_nonhud/cgi/forms/spanpstr.pdf

HUD Limited English Proficient (LEP) Site: http://www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/promotingfh/lep.cfm


Aggressive Dog Breed Lists & Information:

Report on dog attacks from the CDC:
http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/duip/dogbreeds.pdf

Dog Bite Bibliography:
http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/duip/dogbites.htm

Dog Bite Legal Center:
http://www.dogbitelegalcenter.com/resources/common_dogs.html

Pet Place:
http://petplace.netscape.com/articles/artShow.asp?artID=2553

Edgar Snyder & Associates:
http://www.edgarsnyder.com/dogbite_law/dangerous_dogs.html

Dog Bite Law Center: http://www.dogbitelaw.com/index.html