Lon D. Meltesen, Esq. is the Fair Housing Division Manager at Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR). His presentation will include an overview of Fair Housing laws, including Federal, State and Local, that apply to not only Sellers and Buyers but also Landlords and Tenants. Lon will also provide updates on recent fair housing decisions and any significant changes in the fair housing laws, as well as provide insight on any trends in discrimination his Department is seeing.
Attendees will learn about the process of filing a complaint, who can file a complaint, what happens when a complaint is filed, where to file the complaint, the grounds for filing a complaint, the potential consequences, and best practices for avoiding complaints against you.
Lon will also touch on Accessible Housing and how the lack of Accessible Housing can affect consumers and the housing market in general.