2015 – Ricardo Gilmore, shareholder, and Rhonda Stringer, partner, attended the Housing and Development Law Institute (HDLI) conference in Washington D.C. The event was held on April 9 and 10, 2015. The conference covered topics such as case laws affecting affordable and public housing, understanding PHA obligations under the new procurement rules, disclosure of private information (Freedom of Information Act -FOIA), and state open records laws.
Mr. Gilmore was the moderator and a panelist speaking about the effects of public records laws and the Freedom of Information Act and the concerns about privacy.
Mr. Gilmore specializes in the areas of business and corporate law, real estate, public finance, and commercial litigation. He serves as special counsel to housing authorities in Florida and other states relative to affordable housing development matters, which involve a multiplicity of legal issues unique to housing authorities as well as applicable to governmental agencies and/or corporate entities. He has developed a specialty in public housing law and has been involved in two extensive litigation matters appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court that established nationwide precedents. Further, Mr. Gilmore has been involved in the establishment and operation of instrumentalities and affiliates associated with development and fundraising for housing authorities. He can be reached at 813.314.4502 or via email at email@example.com.
Ms. Stringer concentrates her practice in the area of affordable and public housing, which includes; operations, management, policy, and regulatory matters involving public housing authorities and other affordable housing entities; Section 8 housing assistance programs; housing programs for the elderly; and HOPE VI and mixed finance housing development programs. She provides advice and services to various public housing authorities and other affordable housing providers in such areas as landlord/tenant matters and all associated aspects of state, federal, and HUD related laws, regulations, policies, and compliance; Fair Housing and ADA/504 compliance; Florida Government-in-the-Sunshine Law; public records law; corporate governance; contracts; torts; employment law, human resources policy, and EEOC matters. She can be reached at 813.314.4514 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.