Navigating Regulations & Related Legal Trends Impacting Affordable Housing
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State and local Affordable Housing regulations are trending across the country and are affecting property operations. Get answers to your most pressing concerns in our webcast, Navigating Regulations & Legal Trends Impacting Affordable Housing.
Join RealPage’s Barry Weaver, Vice President of Affordable Product, and Mike Semko, Vice President, Legal, as they talk with attorneys Karen McCay, Managing Partner for Pahl & McCay, A Professional Law Corporation, and Jeffrey Turk, Managing Partner, Turk & Milone LLP, The Landlord Law Firm, about emerging Affordable Housing issues and state and local regulations that may affect your Affordable Housing operations.
In this webcast, you’ll learn about
- Navigating city and county mandates
- Familial status and occupancy standards/potential disparate impact issues
- Emerging legal issues with age-based housing and intergenerational housing
- Complying with new resident selection & screening criteria
- Keeping up with local law and being better prepared to manage properties in multiple jurisdictions
- Avoiding “gotcha” regulations impacting the housing industry
Attorney Jeffrey Turk is widely recognized as a leading expert in landlord-tenant law, representing many of the country’s largest commercial and residential landlords, as well as several housing authorities. He has written extensively and lectured on both the national and local levels on residential and commercial landlord-tenant law, lead paint, mold litigation, reasonable accommodation requirements, bedbug issues, fair housing, residential evictions and property management.
Although his primary focus is landlord-tenant law, he also represents cooperative clients and handles civil litigation cases.
He is an active member of several real estate trade associations, previously serving on their Boards. He is also local counsel to the Greater Boston Real Estate Board and the National Apartment Association.
Karen McCayManaging Partner, Phal & McCay, A Professional Law Corporation
Karen K. McCay is the Managing Partner of the firm. Her practice involves all aspects of real estate and contract law, with particular emphasis on operational issues in the multifamily housing industry. Her residential rental housing experience is divided into two spheres — market-rate and subsidized housing.
Ms. McCay’s clients include large REITs, individual property owners, management companies, developers, large and small non-profits, and local housing authorities. With over 20 years of experience, much of Ms. McCay’s law practice is dedicated to preventative advice and compliance counseling for non-profit and for-profit businesses, although she remains strategically involved in her clients’ litigation as well. In addition, she conducts trainings in fair housing, preventing sexual harassment, disability accommodation and similar subjects for clients and industry organizations, such as the California Apartment Association, AHMA-NCH, Leading Age, Housing California and CSH (formerly known as the Corporation for Supportive Housing).
Karen McCay also works frequently with staff at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee regarding issues relevant to the affordable housing industry and was instrumental in drafting the California Addendum to HUD Leases, which has been approved for use throughout the State of California. She also has assisted many of her for-profit clients in navigating the uncertain waters of various local Below Market Rent Programs.
Barry WeaverVice President of Affordable Product, RealPage, Inc.
Barry has over 30 years of experience in affordable housing leadership and management. He has managed a full spectrum of real estate for both non-profit and for-profit owners including HUD 202, Section 236, 221 (d) (3), Bond, HOME, Hope VI, LIHTC, Rural Development, Congregate Care, Assisted Living and Market-rate properties. He is a Certified Property Manager (CPM®); a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP®); a National Affordable Housing Management Professional – Executive (NAHP-e); a Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM); and a Licensed Real Estate Broker. Barry is a national speaker and trainer on sustainability and green property management. He earned a Master of Public Administration from the University of Colorado and a B.A. in Social Welfare and a B.A. in Sociology from Cal Poly Humboldt.
Mike SemkoVice President and Associate General Counsel, RealPage, Inc.
Mike has served as counsel to real estate and technology firms for more than 20 years focusing on company compliance, operations and land use issues. Prior to RealPage, he was deputy general counsel at NWP Services Corporation and senior counsel at the National Apartment Association. At NAA, Mr. Semko built the association’s national lease program, which provides residential leases to more than 6 million apartment units at twenty thousand multifamily communities. Mr. Semko received his B.A. from The University of the South and his J.D. from Tulane University Law School. He is licensed in Virginia and Louisiana.