Manuals and Supplements

The 2014 Supplement:

The Supplement update to the 2012 HUD Housing Programs: Tenants' Rights, 4th Edition will be released September 2014. The Supplement includes updates on VAWA 2013, a new section devoted to fair housing, case updates, new rulings and more. Order now for pre-publication savings and take this chance to stock up on NHLP's publications at deeply discounted rates!

What is HUD Housing Programs: Tenants’ Rights?

NHLP's HUD Housing Programs: Tenants’ Rights (universally known as “the Green Book”), is considered as the Bible of HUD tenants’ rights by advocates and housing professionals throughout the country. With a user-friendly format and clear, concise explanations of a complex area of the law, the Green Book is the quintessential guide to understanding HUD’s housing programs, containing unpublished court opinions, hard-to-find memos and other useful information.

Order the 2014 Supplement:
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$195 $220

Order the 2012 HUD Housing Programs Manual:
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$430 $495

Bundle Pack: Supplement + Manual
Take advantage of our bundle pack!
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$465 $500

For more information including available alternative accessible versions of the Manual, call Jay Arellano at 415-546-7000 x3113 or email

Here's what people are saying:

  • “As a frequent consultant to housing authorities and HUD, I am quite impressed with the thorough nature of NHLP’s HUD Housing Programs: Tenants’ Rights. It is the perfect guide for any professional who manages or administers HUD’s housing programs.” Jeffrey K. Lines President TAG Associates Inc.
  • “The Green Book is absolutely essential for anyone who is teaching, litigating, advocating, or thinking about low-income housing issues. Every law school clinic and library must have at least one copy.”
    Florence Wagman Roisman William F. Harvey
    Professor of Law, 2011 Chancellor’s Professor, & John S. Grimes Fellow Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
  • “I endorse this book and use it regularly. It is an invaluable resource for understanding the complexities and important nuances of tenants' rights in federal housing programs.”
    Brian Gilmore
 Associate Clinical Professor of Law & Director of the Housing Clinic
 Michigan State University College of Law
  • “As a housing attorney and Housing Court judge for many years, I found this publication authoritative and useful.”
    Judge William H. Abrashkin
 Executive Director
Springfield (MA) Housing Authority