Education: CE Classes

*This is a FREE virtual class

This course will take a historical view at fair housing and civil rights. The course will also go into the details of current housing, advertising and lending laws. Case studies, housing statistics, videos and pictures are used to present the information in an interesting format.

This course will be presented by Ronnell Tomlinson (Ohio Civil Rights Commission) and Jonathan Duy (Ohio Housing Finance Agency).

Mr. Tomlinson works to develop and implement the Commission’s housing and mediation policies and procedures. He conducts public relations activities, diversity training, and gives both mediation and housing presentations. He also serves as the Commission’s liaison with U.S. Department of Housing and Development (HUD) in the administration of housing cases. He is a nationally recognized expert in housing discrimination cases serving on panels and providing training to attendees of HUD’s national policy conferences and regional trainings. In 2009, Mr. Tomlinson received the Commission’s Director’s Award – the agency’s highest acknowledgement of service.

OHFA's Single Family Relations Manager, Jonathan Duy, joined OHFA in 2011 and assumed his current position in 2014. Since 2006, Duy has served as a licensed real estate agent in Ohio. Prior to joining OHFA’s Office of Homeownership, he worked on OHFA’s statewide foreclosure prevention effort and for a public housing consulting firm. He is accredited by the Division of Real Estate as a continuing education provider and has taught over 7,000 real estate agents. Duy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies with a concentration in Urban Planning and Geographical Information Systems from Cleveland State University.

Fair Housing Foundation Course