Housing Law Overview
Watch for 2021
So many low income people lack decent,
affordable housing that housing issues hover in the background of most
client legal problems. As housing becomes less affordable, people have
fewer funds to meet essential needs — and sometimes are pushed into
homelessness. Many housing issues present themselves in the context of
unlawful detainer actions. Whatever your specialty and however housing
problems present themselves to you, high quality service and ethical
obligations demand familiarity with the issues covered in this learning
HLO paints the big picture of dealing
with low income housing problems. It helps you identify affirmative
actions that may be pursued to challenge discrimination, prevent
mobilehome parks from closing, preserve subsidized housing, enforce
housing codes and keep affordable housing habitable.
outlines what you need to know in defending an eviction. It gives you an
analytical framework to analyze key defenses such as parties, notice,
rent, security deposits, discrimination, habitability, and retaliation. It
deals with post judgment issues.
interactive. Through well-placed exercises and discussion, HLO deepens
your understanding of key housing law concepts allowing you to apply them
to your own community’s situation.
HLO arms you
with well-written narrative, tools, checklists, resources and access to
experts to consult just-in-time — when and where you need them.
What You Will Learn
How You Will Learn