Course Overview

Census Data, Affordable Housing, and Real Estate Law


General Information

CE Course Number: 23012
Class meets: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Meeting place: Microsoft Teams virtual classroom, access information will be provided
Continue Education Hours: 6 hours (3 elective, 3 law)

Instructor Information

Craig Anthony (Tony) Arnold, J.D.
Boehl Chair in Property & Land Use and Professor of Law
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
University of Louisville

Matt Ruther, Ph.D.
Director, Kentucky State Data Center
Associate Professor
Department of Urban and Public Affairs
University of Louisville

Kelly Kinahan, Ph.D., AICP
Assistant Professor,
Department of Urban and Public Affairs
University of Louisville

Course Overview

This course is a six-hour continued education course, with three hours on real estate law, one and half hours on census data, and another one and half hours on affordable housing. This one-day workshop will guide students to examine legal issues related to planning and land-use activities in the U.S., the usefulness of census data for the real-estate industry, and the development of affordable housing through public, private, and non-profit partnerships.

Instructional Materials>

To be posted on website.

Objectives and Goals

The purposes of this course is for students to be able to:
(1)   Apply legal and planning principles to land use problems;
(2)   Create creative possible solutions to land use problems;
(3)   Integrate multiple perspectives on land-use justice into advocacy and/or decision making;
(4)   Understand the common geographical units as designated by the Bureau of Census;
(5)   Find and use the right data for a real-estate decision; and
(6)   Understand the current stage of housing needs of low and moderate income households.

Course Schedule

9:00am – 9:05am Welcome and Introduction
9:05am – 10:35am Real Estate Law I
10:35am – 10:40am Break
10:40am – 12:10pm Real Estate Law II
12:10pm – 12:40pm Lunch Break
12:40pm – 14:10pm Census Data for Realtors
14:10pm – 14:15pm Break
14:15pm – 15:45pm Affordable Housing
15:45pm – 16:00pm Conclusion