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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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Conferences and Training

 


Save the Date!

HDLI's 2018
General Counsel Forum
February 15-16, 2018
Tampa, Florida


More information coming soon



Order Written Materials from
HDLI's 2017 Fall Legal Conference


HDLI's held its 2017 Fall Legal Conference on October 28, 2017 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The written materials are available for purchase.  The topics included:

  •  Stay Out of Hot Water! - Key Strategies for Commissioners and Executive Directors to Avoid Personal Liability

  •  How Far Should Your No-Smoking Policies Go? - Strategies to Address Enforcement, Marijuana, E-Cigarettes, Reasonable Accommodations, and More

  •  Navigating VAWA Challenges - Strategies to Address the Repeat Abuser, Victim Protection, Victim Fraud, Notice and Operations, and More

  •  Navigating Today's World of Mixed Finance - Legal Strategies for Funding and Development

  •  Review of Recent Case Law Affecting Affordable and Public Housing

Order the 2017 Fall Conference Materials Here





HDLI On-Site Training


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

Sample agendas for half-day fair housing training as well as full-day training are available here.  HDLI customizes the training agenda for each agency based on their needs.

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

HDLI's on-site trainings are conducted by our CEO and General Counsel, Lisa L. Walker.

Fair Housing Training Clients:
(As of November 2017)

Ms. Walker has successfully trained more than 4,500 front-line, maintenance, managerial, executive, and legal staff of housing agencies and housing developers of all sizes, including The CT Group, (D.C.), Dwayne Henson Investments, Inc. (TX), KG Residential, LLC (TX), HFI Management Company (TX), LBK Limited (TX), Dallas Hous. Auth. (TX), Houston Hous. Auth. (TX), Fort Worth Hous. Auth. (TX), Abilene Hous. Auth. (TX), Candletree Apartments (TX), Denton Hous. Auth. (TX), Integrated Housing Solutions LLC (TX), Monarch Properties (TX), Orion Residential Properties (TX), Overton Park Townhomes (TX), Pace Realty (TX), Tarrant County Housing Assistance (TX), Seattle Hous. Auth. (WA), Hous. Auth. of the City of Los Angeles (CA), Los Angeles County Community Development Commission (CA), Hous. Auth. of the County of Ventura (CA), Hous. Auth. of the City of Ventura (CA), Hous. Auth. of the City of Oxnard (CA), Orlando Hous. Auth. (FL), Tampa Hous. Auth. (FL), Sanford Hous. Auth. (FL), Pinellas County Hous. Auth. (FL), Seminole County Hous. Auth. (FL), Winter Park Hous. Auth. (FL), Punta Gorda Hous. Auth. (FL), Arcadia Hous. Auth. (FL), Avon Park Hous. Auth. (FL), CF Lane, LLC (FL), Owensboro Hous. Auth. (KY), Bowling Green Hous. Auth. (KY), Beaver Dam Hous. Auth. (KY), Hous. Auth. of Henderson (KY), Hous. Auth. of Madisonville (KY), Charleston Hous. Auth. (SC), Newark Hous. Auth. (NJ), Syracuse Hous. Auth. (NY), North Bend City/Coos-Curry County Housing Authorities (OR), Henry County Hous. Auth. (IL), Richland County Hous. Auth. (IL), St. Mary's County Hous. Auth. (MD), Harrisburg Hous. Auth. (PA), Altoona Hous. Auth. (PA), McKean County Hous. Auth. (PA), Denver Hous. Auth. (CO), Cambridge Hous. Auth. (MA), Hous. Auth. of New Orleans (LA), St. Bernard Parish Government (LA), Milford Redevelopment and Housing Partnership (CT), Lucas Metropolitan Hous. Auth. (OH), Warner Robins Hous. Auth. (GA), Roanoke Redevelopment and Hous. Auth. (VA), Lynchburg Redevelopment and Hous. Auth. (VA), Virginia Association of Housing and Community Development Officials (VAHCDO), Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA-nationwide), NYSPHADA (NY), the following Regional Councils of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO): Pacific Northwest (PNRC), Mid-Atlantic (MARC), Southeast (SERC), and the Michigan (MI), Indiana (IN), and Nebraska (NE) affiliates of NAHRO. Ms. Walker also has a broad knowledge of federally-assisted public and affordable housing programs, applicable federal regulations (such as those implemented by HUD and the Justice Department), and the fair housing obligations implicit therein. Ms. Walker is certified as a fair housing trainer by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).







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


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