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The Housing and Development Law Institute (HDLI) is a nationwide non-profit member organization whose mission is to serve as a legal resource to public housing and redevelopment agencies, their developers and legal counsel.


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HDLI's 2014 Spring Conference
Written Materials

held its 2014 Spring CLE Conference on May 15-16, 2014 at the Washington Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C.  The conference written materials are now available for purchase. Please see the order form for more information.

This conference covered some of the most important legal topics facing our industry, including:

  •  Update on the FY 2014 Budget and Its Impact on PHAs

  •  Regional PHAs and Consortia: Exploring Opportunities As Well As State and Federal Barriers

  •  Implementing Your “No Smoking” Policy: What’s Included, Phasing, Exclusions, Sanctions & More

  •  Early Lessons Learned From Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

  •  Tackling Sophisticated Sexual Orientation Issues – Permissible Inquiries, Establishing Household Composition, HUD Reporting & More

  •  Successful Strategies for Dealing With Tenant and Applicant Mental Health Issues

  •  Terminating Assistance for Criminal Activity, Guns, and Drugs – Where PHAs Sometimes Go Wrong

  •  HUD Fair Housing Investigations: Trappings of the Investigation and Complaint Resolution Process, Typical VCA Provisions & More

  •  Annual Review of Case Law Affecting Public Housing and Redevelopment Agencies

Order the 2014 Spring Conference Written Materials

HDLI's NEW Online Fair Housing Training


HDLI is available to conduct personalized Fair Housing Training on-site at your agency. Fair Housing Training is also available for private companies.

HDLI is also available to conduct on-site "One Strike" Evictions Training as well as on-site Grievance Training.

HDLI on-site trainings are conducted by our Executive Director and General Counsel, Lisa L. Walker.


Contact HDLI by telephone (202) 289-3400 or e-mail hdli@hdli.org for more information about upcoming CLE conferences and on-site training.

Housing and Development Law Institute; 630 Eye Street, NW; Washington, D.C., 20001-3736; Phone: 202-289-3400; Fax 202-289-3401 E-mail: hdli@hdli.org