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Full scholarships, registration fee waivers, and discounts are widely available to attorneys and staff working for nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys/volunteers (providing no-fee legal assistance to clients individually or through an organization); government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professorsand law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
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 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 admissions, rents, and terminations/evictions.
- Emerging issues
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.