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Full scholarships and discounts to attend PLI programs are widely available to attorneys working in nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys; government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professors and law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); law librarians and paralegals who work for nonprofit/legal services organizations; unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships. We encourage all eligible attendees to complete and submit a PLI Scholarship Application
Why You Should Attend
This substantive training provides a basic overview of the federal housing programs, recent changes, current trends, and issues facing practitioners. The half-day training is designed for advocates with limited housing experience, but practitioners at all experience levels should benefit from this training. The panelists are noted experts in housing law who will cover a broad-range of topics in federally-subsidized housing with real-world examples.
What You Will Learn
• How to identify federally subsidized housing in your community
• Defining features of the various federally assisted housing programs, including a brief overview of eviction protections
• Oversight of programs
Who Should Attend
Practitioners who want to gain a deeper understanding of subsidized housing, as well as housing attorneys looking for tools to represent their clients in federally-subsidized housing. The sessions will address issues pertinent to those new to federally-subsidized housing practice as well as experienced practitioners.