Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law
This Forum's objectives are
to: (1) serve as a clearinghouse for lawyers of information and programs
related to affordable housing and community development; (2) serve as a
coordinator of educational and training programs within the ABA for lawyers
practicing in the area of affordable housing and community development; (3)
during each Association year, hold one or more educational meetings; and (4)
provide training programs focusing on new issues or ongoing concerns.
2020 RAD Update: Rev-4, RAD for PRAC & Hot Topics
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | 1:00PM EST - 90 Minutes
For those with a basic understanding of HUD’s
Rental Assistance Demonstration, this session
will discuss the updates included in the latest
revision of the RAD Implementation Notice
(“Rev-4”), provide an overview of the new “RAD
for PRAC” program & explore hot topics in RAD
2020 Affordable Housing & Community Development Law Student Legal Writing Competition
Deadline: March 6, 2020
The entries will be judged anonymously by a five (5) person committee comprised of
members of the Forum. Decision of the Sponsor (including the committee judging the
entries are final). Entries will be judged based on the following criteria: clarity of the
topic, significance of the topic, manner in which the topic is treated, organization, quality
of analysis, quality of research, authority, and citations, and quality of grammar, syntax,
and form. The winning entry will be notified by email by April 3, 2020, 11:59 pm Central
Time. The winner must acknowledge and confirm agreement to the terms and
conditions of winning the competition no later than April 24, 2020, after which he/she
forfeits the prizes and another winner may be selected.
It is the time of the year when we are looking for applicants to join the Governing Committee of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development for a two-year term (with up to two renewals) upon adjournment of the ABA Annual Meeting (August 2020).
I am so excited to be starting my year as Chair of the Forum. Having attended Forum meetings since 2005, its really meaningful to me to have the opportunity to serve our many wonderful and talented members.