Amy M. Glassman represents public housing authorities, developers, nonprofits, and other recipients of HUD funds in regulatory, administrative, transactional, and related matters.
Ms. Glassman has extensive experience with HUD regulatory and statutory compliance issues. She works closely with housing authorities on applications for and implementation of HUD's Moving to Work (MTW) program, including negotiation of MTW agreements and development and implementation of MTW policies and programs. She assists clients on matters such as federal procurement requirements, relationships with public housing affiliates and instrumentalities, uses of program income, the Uniform Relocation Act (URA), and tenant-based and project-based housing choice vouchers. She also advises clients on litigation or potential litigation matters including those involving lead-based paint and other hazardous materials. Ms. Glassman advises clients on fair housing, accessibility, and disability issues related to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Fair Housing Act, including policy development and fair housing investigations. She also defends clients in HUD debarment actions and Office of Inspector General audits and investigations.
Ms. Glassman's transactional practice includes work on mixed-finance public housing projects and related issues such as HUD demolition and disposition applications. She also advises clients on conversions of public housing to Section 8 using various methods, including disposition, voluntary conversion, HUD's Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program, and HUD multifamily housing matters.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Amy M. Glassman