What Is the Green Book?
NHLP’s HUD’s Housing Programs: Tenants’ Rights, widely known as “The Green Book,” is the definitive treatise on the laws governing HUD’s housing programs. For anyone working with tenants, this is a must-have resource. From attorneys, advocates, and organizers, to housing authorities, city planners and real estate developers, the Green Book provides a clear description and detailed analysis of nearly all aspects of HUD housing programs.
The manual includes new policies, emergent case law, and regulatory changes that shape the legal framework for cases that impact HUD tenants. The Green Book also contains unpublished court decisions, hard-to-find memos, and legal theories and strategies, providing a comprehensive treatise on evictions, subsidy terminations, affordable housing preservation and much more.
The 5th edition includes substantive updates:
- Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act (HOTMA), which revised federal statutory law governing all of HUD’s housing programs.
- An updated section on the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) and the preservation of public housing.
- A new section dedicated solely to fair housing issues as they relate to the federal housing programs including up-to-date rules on the duty to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing.
Each purchase provides a one-year subscription to the digital Green Book online and a free 2018 print copy mailed to you.