2021 Fair Housing Roundtables

Date

April 26 – 30, 2021

Location

Online

Tickets

Free

2021 Fair Housing Roundtables

In observance of 2021 National Fair Housing Month, the Fair Housing Council of Riverside County will host the Virtual Fair Housing Roundtables. This event is a 5-day long educational training campaign that celebrates April as National Fair Housing month and brings together housing experts, community nonprofits, government officials, lenders, realtors, builders, developers, policymakers, housing providers, property managers and community leaders to identify current fair housing issues and trends and discuss solutions to enhance the future of housing in the Inland Empire.

Topics include:

  • Disability Related Housing Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Design and Construction Accessibility Requirements
  • Fair Housing Post COVID-19
  • Impediments to Affordable Housing & Fair Housing
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The event speakers are experts in the field and include local and national Fair Housing Attorneys and Local Housing Developers.

Please join us!

SPEAKERS

Christopher Brancart, Esq.

Law Offices of Brancart & Brancart

Mr. Brancart is a partner in Brancart & Brancart, a law firm located in Pescadero, CA that specializes in fair housing litigation. Mr. Brancart graduated with honors from the University of Texas School of Law in 1985. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable Vincent L. McKusick, the Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, and then taught appellate advocacy and administrative law at Western State University College of Law.

From 1987 to 1989, he worked as a staff attorney and later as the supervising attorney at the Legal Services Program in Pomona, CA. Mr. Brancart entered private practice in 1989 and since then has specialized in federal fair housing litigation. In addition to representing plaintiffs in several leading cases, Mr. Brancart has conducted fair housing training courses for attorneys throughout the nation.

Margaret Elder Esq.

Margaret Elder, Esq.

Law Offices of Elder & Spencer

Ms. Elder is a civil rights attorney, specializing in fair housing and habitability litigation. Ms. Elder graduated Cum Laude from Western State University, College of Law. Following law school, she was a staff attorney at the Fair Housing Council of Orange County. Ms. Elder left the Fair Housing Council in 1998 and became an associate at a defense firm for seven years. As a defense attorney, Ms. Elder defended owners of apartments accused of housing discrimination. Her background as both a staff attorney at a Council and a defense attorney gives her a unique perspective in housing cases, and has allowed her to obtain settlements as high as seven figures. Ms. Elder has successfully tried housing cases to jury verdict in both Federal and State courts.

Margaret Elder, Esq.

Law Offices of Elder & Spencer

Ms. Elder is a civil rights attorney, specializing in fair housing and habitability litigation. Ms. Elder graduated Cum Laude from Western State University, College of Law. Following law school, she was a staff attorney at the Fair Housing Council of Orange County. Ms. Elder left the Fair Housing Council in 1998 and became an associate at a defense firm for seven years. As a defense attorney, Ms. Elder defended owners of apartments accused of housing discrimination. Her background as both a staff attorney at a Council and a defense attorney gives her a unique perspective in housing cases, and has allowed her to obtain settlements as high as seven figures. Ms. Elder has successfully tried housing cases to jury verdict in both Federal and State courts.

Margaret Elder Esq.
Bruce Kulpa

Bruce Kulpa, President/CEO

Riverside HousingDevelopment Corporation

Mr. Kulpa has over 30 years of experience in banking, real estate, and organization management. He has over 25 years of experience in the administration of governmental housing programs. Mr. Kulpa’s knowledge of administrating government programs comes from volunteer service as well as his 24 years of direct employment experience as Executive Director of the Riverside Housing Development Corporation. Previously, Mr. Kulpa was Section Manager for Bank of America’s Commercial Appraisal Group covering all of Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

Morgan Williams

Morgan Williams, Esq.

National Fair Housing Alliance

Morgan Williams is responsible for leading NFHA’s strategic and tactical legal initiatives and affairs. Mr. Williams leads NFHA’s efforts to pursue pioneering litigation under the federal Fair Housing Act, often utilizing testing-based evidence and working in partnership with NFHA’s network of local fair housing centers. He coordinates NFHA’s actions to file amicus briefs to promote sound fair housing jurisprudence. Mr. Williams also provides training and technical support to local fair housing centers across the country on investigation and enforcement strategies, as well as training to housing providers and services on a range of complicated and emerging topics. In addition, he assists with NFHA’s federal public policy advocacy, in coordination with legislative offices and federal agencies, and helps local advocates address state and local legislative matters.

Morgan Williams, Esq.

National Fair Housing Alliance

Morgan Williams is responsible for leading NFHA’s strategic and tactical legal initiatives and affairs. Mr. Williams leads NFHA’s efforts to pursue pioneering litigation under the federal Fair Housing Act, often utilizing testing-based evidence and working in partnership with NFHA’s network of local fair housing centers. He coordinates NFHA’s actions to file amicus briefs to promote sound fair housing jurisprudence. Mr. Williams also provides training and technical support to local fair housing centers across the country on investigation and enforcement strategies, as well as training to housing providers and services on a range of complicated and emerging topics. In addition, he assists with NFHA’s federal public policy advocacy, in coordination with legislative offices and federal agencies, and helps local advocates address state and local legislative matters.

Morgan Williams

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