Professors' Corner: The Federal Government’s Role in Furthering Affordable Rental Housing: Support and Retrenchment
Recorded on Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Landlord-tenant law is primarily governed by the states, but recent actions at the federal level have focused attention on the role of the federal government in securing access to affordable rental housing. This presentation will discuss recent federal legislation, including the CARES Act, its protections for vulnerable renters during the pandemic, and areas of unmet need. Additionally, the presentation will highlight changes in HUD policy regarding access to subsidized rental housing.