At Home With Diversity – Resources

Thank you for attending NAR’s At Home With Diversity to obtain your AHWD certification! Below, organized by Modules, are all of the links (mainly from the footnotes) from the Student Manual.

Also, if you are interested in follow-up reading and resources — books, articles, and video — dealing with Fair Housing issues, please visit my NAR Bias Override Resource Page, which you can find here.

Please reach out to me anytime with any questions, feedback…or referrals! 🙂


RECOMMENDED READING (in no particular order):


NEWSDAY EXPOSÉ: Long Island Divided





(By Module)


Rogozinsky, Daisy. (2022). 9 Brands Winning With Inclusive Marketing (and How You Can Too). Promo.

Forbes Communication Council. (2022). 11 Brands That Successfully Model Diverse And Inclusive Advertising. Forbes.

Multicultural Real Estate Organizations: AREAA (https://areaa. org/), NAHREP (, LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance (https://, and NAREB (

Smet, Aaron de; Dowling, Bonnie; Mugayar-Baldocchi, Marino; Schaninger, Bill. (2021). ‘Great Attrition’ or ‘Great Attraction’? The choice is yours. Mckinsey & Company.

George Balabanis, Nikoletta Theofania Siamagka. A meta-analysis of consumer ethnocentrism across 57 countries. International Journal of Research in Marketing. Volume 39, Issue 3, 2022.

Implicit Bias. (2022). National Institute of Health.

Turel O, Serenko A. (2020). Cognitive biases and excessive use of social media: The facebook implicit associations test (FIAT). Addictive Behavior.

World Population Review. “Muslim Population By Country 2023.” Accessed

Harvard University Implicit Bias self-assessments:

Diversity and Inclusion Definitions. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Accessed December 3, 2022

“Social Inclusion.” The World Banks. Accessed December 3, 2022

Housing Discrimination Under the Fair Housing Act. US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Accessed December 3, 2022.

Braverman, Paula A.; Arkin, Elaine; Proctor, Dwayen; Kauh, tina; Holm, Nicole. (2022). “Systemic And Structural Racism: Definitions, Examples, Health Damages, And Approaches To Dismantling.” Health Affairs.

Cole, Nicki. (August, 2019). “So What Is Culture, Exactly?” Thought Co.

Gest, Justin. (2021). What the ‘Majority Minority’ Shift Really Means for America. New York Times.

Cuncic, Arlin. (2021). What Are Microaggressions? Verywell Mind.

Brown, Anna. (2020). The changing categories the U.S. census has used to measure race. Pew Research Center.

US Census Bureau. (2021).

Pastor, Manuel and Hondagneu-Sotelo, Pierrette. (2021). Why did so few Latinos identify themselves as white in the 2020 census? Los Angeles Times.

Noe-Bustamante, Luis; Gonzalez-Barrera, Ana; Edwards, Khadijah; Mora, Lauren; Lopez, Mark Hugo. (2021). Majority of Latinos Say Skin Color Impacts Opportunity in America and Shapes Daily Life. Pew Research Center.

Lopez, Hugo; Krogstad, Jens; Passel, Jeffrey. (November, 2019). “Who Is Hispanic?” Pew Research Center.

US Census Bureau. (2021).

“Native American Population 2020.” World Population Review. Accessed from

Psych Central. (2022). “Sex and Gender: What’s the Difference?”

Gold, Michael. (June 2019). “The ABCs of L.G.B.T.Q.I.A.+” The New York Times.

“Americans with Disabilities Act.” United States Department of Justice. Accessed from

Communicating With and About People with Disabilities. The CDC. Accessed from on April 4, 2020.

“Ageism,” World Health Organization,

Cohen, Li. (2022). Christianity in the U.S. is quickly shrinking and may no longer be the majority religion within just a few decades, research finds. CBS News.

Wenger, Jeffery and Zaber, Melanie. (2021). Most Americans Consider Themselves Middle-Class. But Are They? Rand.

Brookings Institute.

“2022 Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report.” (2022). NAR.

Narea, Nicole. (2021). The census shows the US needs to increase immigration — by a lot. Vox.

NAR International Real Estate Reports:

Wilson and Williams, 2019, Economic Policy Institute,

“Income and Poverty in the United States: 2016 Current Population Reports,” U.S. Census Bureau, September 2017; Peter G. Peterson Foundation, 2021,


Lockwood, Beatrice. (January, 2020). “The History of Redlining.” Thoughtco.

Henderson, Tim. (2022). Black Families Fall Further Behind on Homeownership. Pew Research.

Satter, Beryl. (2010). Family Properties. Macmillan.

Kalra, Girish L. and Watson, Karol E. (2022). Health Consequences of Segregation and Disenfranchisement. Journal of the American Heart Association.

Startz, Dick. (2020). The achievement gap in education: Racial segregation versus segregation by pover- ty. Brookings Institute.

Seven Days, a short film that chronicles the days between the assassination of MLK Jr. and the passage of the Fair Housing Act:

History of Fair Housing, an interactive timeline that tells the story of Fair Housing in America:

Moore, Natalie. (2019). Contract Buying Robbed Black Families In
Chicago Of Billions. National Public Radio. chicago-of-billions

“HUD Offers Guidance to Sniff Out Fake Assistance Animals.” Realtor® Magazine. January 29, 2020. Accessed from

Laryea, Brittney. (July, 2019). “What Is Lending Discrimination?” Lending Tree. Accessed from

“Fair Lending.” HUD. Accessed from on November 22, 2022

“Don’t Be A Victim of Loan Fraud” from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.


Fairhaven: A Fair Housing Simulation.

Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing.

NAR “Being the Change” videos and Fair Housing Champion Award:

NAR ACT! Initiative:

Bruce Moncrieff, Max Ryujin, & Mike Peck. “Equal Professional Service Model.” NAR. Accessed from:


“Developing Cultural Fluency,” NAR

Michail, Jon. (2020). “Strong Nonverbal Skills Matter Now More Than Ever In This “New Normal.” Forbes.

Ali, Rayaan. (2021). “The Language of Nonverbal Dominance.” Science Translated.

Aririguzoh, S. (2022). “Communication competencies, culture and SDGs: effective processes to cross-cultural communication.” Humanit Soc Sci Commun 9.

Vaughn, Tim. (2021). “Cross Cultural Communication Strategies.” Poppulo.


Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) regional economic statistics:

NAR Demographic and Statistical Reports:

The American Immigration Council’s Immigration Policy Center.

The Migration Policy Institute:

National Fair Housing Alliance, “Responsible Advertising: Understanding the Impact of the Fair Housing Act on Advertising:

Nix, Naomi and Dwoskin, Elizabeth. (2022). “Justice Department and Meta settle landmark housing discrimination case.” The Washington Post.

Section 508 Guidelines:

Richardson, Rachel. (2022). “Fair Housing Act Compliance in Marketing.” The M Report.

“Rules for Avoiding Fair Housing Issues While Advertising Online.” (2020). Compliance Prime.