ERIC Number: ED238815
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Landlords and Tenants in Conflict. Instructor's Guide [and] Student Materials. Business Issues in the Classroom. Revised.
Maxey, Phyllis F.; Klener, Lois
One of a series of units on business issues designed for secondary school students, this packet focuses on the landlord-tenant relationship as it is affected by political and economic forces. A teacher's guide and student materials are provided in two separate sections. Following an overview of objectives and activities, the teacher's guide outlines five daily lessons. Also included in this section are discussion guides, background readings, student handouts, answer keys, and recommendations for using a business professional as a classroom resource person. The student materials component consists of activities which engage students in examining sources of landlord-tenant conflict, the rights and responsibilities of each party, and pros and cons of rent control. Five activities introduce students to these issues through a variety of teaching strategies including an analysis of a newspaper ad which illegally discriminates against certain groups of tenants, a role play in which mediators try to resolve rental disputes, a reading on supply and demand in the housing market, and a simulation of a city's rent control hearings. Homework assignments are also provided. (LP)
Descriptors: Business, Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Consumer Education, Economic Factors, Economics Education, Housing, Housing Discrimination, Instructional Materials, Landlords, Learning Activities, Political Influences, Secondary Education, Units of Study
Constitutional Rights Foundation, 1510 Cotner Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90025 ($4.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.
Identifiers: Business and Society; Fair Housing Laws; Rent; Rental Housing Policies; Tenants; Tenants Rights
Note: For related documents, see SO 015 366-381.