Fair Housing Summit

February 23, 2024 | 9-12PM | $29 | 3 CE


Join Oregon REALTORS® on a deep dive into the history of fair housing and housing access in Oregon and how fair housing impacts your business.




9:00 AM – 9:25 AM – Building a Sustainable Business Through Inclusion (Demographic and Buying Power Trends of Oregon)

Presenter: Josh Lehner, OOEA Senior Economic Analyst

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Expanding Homeownership Opportunities

Moderator: Alexia Smokler, Director, Fair Housing Policy & Programs, NAR Panelists: – Scott Shaw, Assistant Director of Homeownership, OHCS – Luis Mendoza, Asset Building Manager, DevNW – Heidi Martin, Director of Lending, PHC

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Accessibility: Ensuring Access for Everyone

Moderated by Jeff Wiren, Oregon REALTORS® Past President Panelists: – Stephen Beard, The Accessibility REALTOR® – Shanta Patton-Golar, Broker-Saleperson – Corinne Schram, Disability Rights Oregon

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM – Helping Client Navigate the Unforeseen Costs of Homeownership

Moderator: Molly Mair, Oregon REALTORS® Diversity Key Committee Vice-Chair Panelists: – Alycia Howell, Program Analyst, Oregon Housing & Community Services – Kristie LaVelle, CrossCountry Mortgage – Sonia Capece, HomeSource Director, Neighbor Impact

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Where You Can Report Bias, Discrimination, and Fair Housing Violations

Moderator: Commissioner Steve Strode, OREA Panelists: – Diane Mosley, Director, Training and Policy Resources, NAR – Ibrahim Coulibaly, Lead Civil Rights Investigator, Fair Housing, Enforcement, BOLI – Shyle Ruder, Education & Outreach Director, FHCO

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Fair Housing Best Practices in Action

Moderator: Ashley Contreras, Diversity Committee Chair Panelists: – LaTasha Beal, Principal Broker, KW Sunset Corridor – Percy Wise, Lender, Two Rivers Mortgage – Colette Massengale, Senior Policy Rep, NAR – Farrah Wilder, Equal Rights Advocate


Need a space to process some of what you learned today? Want to connect with the affinity organizations? Join us for an optional breakout rooms to connect and debrief.




Sponsorship Information

If you are interested in supporting this event, please contact Erica Curry at ecurry@oregonrealtors.org