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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.


Conferences and Training


HDLI's 2014 Fall Legal Conference

October 17, 2014
Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

Up to 6 Attorney CLE Credits!

will hold its 31st Annual Fall Legal Conference on Friday, October 17, 2014 as part of the NAHRO National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.  HDLI's conference is designed for housing authority attorneys, staff, commissioners, and other partners in the affordable housing industry.  Attorneys in all states will receive up to six CLE credits for attending.  All attendees receive useful written materials.

Topics to be covered include:

  •  Review of Recent Case Law Affecting Affordable and Public Housing - Presented  by Lisa L. Walker, HDLI's CEO and General Counsel

  •  Balancing Legal Liabilities & Keeping Your Properties Safe - Privacy Interests, Use of Security Cameras, Security Guards, and Effective Partnerships and Strategies

  •  Housing Development & Finance for "Regular" Housing Lawyers and PHA Staff - How to Think and Speak Like a Developer

  •  Avoiding Reasonable Accommodations Snafus - The Bounds of Approving Assistance Animals, Third Party Verifications, Lawful Denials of RA Requests, and More

  •  HDLI Open Forum - Attendees Bring Questions to the Group for Discussion

Register Now for HDLI's 2014 Fall Conference

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