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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 2020 Spring Conference
is Canceled. Stay safe!


HDLI's 2019 Spring CLE Conference

HDLI's 2019 Spring Legal Conference was held on May 9-10, 2019 at the Washington Marriott Georgetown in Washington, D.C.  

The topics included:

  •  2019 Legislative Update - Keeping Current on Major Policy Initiatives in Washington

  •  Costly Procurement Mistakes To Avoid - Piggy-Backing, Legal and Other Professional Services, Sole Source Contracts, Section 3, MBE/WBE, & More

  •  The New Face of Affordable Housing Part I - Legal Considerations Involving Repositioning, Disposition, Voluntary Conversion, & More

  •  The New Face of Affordable Housing Part II - New Inspection Rules, Rent Reform, Moving To Work (MTW) Expansion, New ACC & CACC Provisions, & More

  •  RAD 2019 - Today's Legal Challenges in the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program

  •  All About Tenant Privacy Rights - Open Records Requests, Securing PHA Systems, Data Sharing Agreements, & More

  •  Review of Case Law Affecting Public Housing and Redevelopment Agencies

Past Spring Conference Materials:

2018 Spring Conference Written Materials

HDLI held its 2018 Spring Legal Conference on May 17-18, 2018 at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.  The conference written materials are available for purchase.  Topics covered include annual review of case law affecting public housing agencies, lead-based paint judgments, employee benefits, harassment of clients and staff, RAD issues, PHA disaster preparedness, and more.


2017 Spring Conference Written Materials

HDLI held its 2017 Spring CLE Conference on May 11-12, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
Topics included criminal records and histories, sex offenders in assisted housing, labor and employment law issues, fair housing issues, housing initiatives under the Trump administration, RAD, and more.

Housing and Development Law Institute; 630 Eye Street, NW; Washington, D.C., 20001-3736; Phone: 202-289-3400; Fax 202-2893401 E-mail: hdli@hdli.org