John Raftery to Speak at NVAA’s Hoarding Training Session


John Raftery

John Raftery

If you manage an apartment community, you have walked into a home/apartment seriously affected by hoarding.  What do you do?  What legal rights do you have?  How big of a problem is it?


Bethesda, MD | September 1, 2016John Raftery, Offit Kurman’s Business Litigation Practice Group leader and member of the firm’s Management Committee, will be speaking at the Northern Virginia Apartment Association’s Hoarding Training Session on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.  While the training session is targeting how to identify and address hoarding problems, Mr. Raftery will focus on the legal and fair housing considerations that property managers must consider when dealing with residents who hoard.

October 12, 2016
9:00am – 12:00pm

ServiceMaster NCR Training Center
7551 Fordson Road
Alexandria, VA 22306

Click here to register.


Mr. Raftery’s practice focuses on real-estate litigation, contractual disputes and representation of managers and owners of residential and commercial real estate.  He negotiates and drafts management and vendor agreements, leases, tenant-workout agreements, and policies and procedures for residential fair-housing compliance.

Mr. Raftery can be found lecturing to local and national industry associations, such as the Property Management Association, Apartment and Office Building Association, Institute of Real Estate Management, and the Mid-Atlantic Affordable Housing Management Association.



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