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Fair Housing Webinar on April 15th 2020

Join Billy Cannon and Revée Walters for a free webinar and Q&A discussion on Fair Housing Implications during the COVID-19 Crisis 

We will discuss:

  • Inquiring about the health status of applicants and tenants preparing to move-in;
  • Inquiring about the health status of residents before performing maintenance to a unit;
  • Providing notice to residents about a positive COVID-19 diagnosis at the property;
  • Providing rent concessions and abatements to those suffering a loss due to COVID-19;
  • Responding to requests for accommodation during the COVID-19 crisis;
  • And MORE!

For more information and daily updates on the Coronavirus please visit our Coronavirus Resources page.

ABOUT BILLY CANNON

Billy Cannon

bcannon@offitkurman.com | 240.507.1771

Billy Cannon is a Department Chair and a member of Offit Kurman's Landlord Representation Practice Group. He represents property owners and property management companies in litigation, mediations, and administrative agency hearings. Mr. Cannon also works with his clients on leasing matters and Fair Housing Act compliance. He has been certified in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Compliance (LIHTC) and represents many LIHTC properties and other affordable housing providers. Additionally, Mr. Cannon represents sellers and purchasers in transactions, with a particular emphasis on the District of Columbia Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA). He handles TOPA compliance and litigation, as well as other litigation arising out of the purchase and sale of real property. Mr. Cannon also handles appellate matters for property owners and property management companies.

ABOUT REVÉE WALTERS

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rwalters@offitkurman.com | 240.507.1768

Revée M. Walters is a Principal attorney Chair of the Landlord Representation practice group, a member of the Commercial Litigation practice group, and a member of Offit Kurman’s Diversity Committee. Revée represents small and large businesses in a wide variety of industries in state and federal court litigation, mediations, arbitrations, and agency proceedings. The primary focus of her practice is Fair Housing Act training, counseling and litigation defense, as well as the representation of property management companies and landlords, real estate agents and brokers, and real estate buyers and sellers in diverse and complex housing and employment law matters. This representation includes drafting commercial and residential leases, management agreements and partnership agreements related to real estate; advising and representing clients in cases involving subsidized housing, breaches of lease, wrongful detainer, tenant holdover, licensing and registration-related violations, and housing discrimination; and advising clients on employment issues, including compliance with federal and state employment laws, discipline and discharge decisions, handbook and policy development, and medical leave and disability issues.

ABOUT OFFIT KURMAN

Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing full-service law firms in the United States. With 14 offices in seven states, and the District of Columbia, and growing by 50% in two years through expansions in New York City and Charlotte, North Carolina, Offit Kurman is well-positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the individuals who own and operate them. For over 30 years, we’ve represented privately held companies and families of wealth throughout their business life cycles.

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