assey, Stotser & Nichols has been representing housing authorities in the State of Alabama for more than 15 years. We are experienced with both the corporate issues surround the housing authority board of commissioners or directors as well as the landlord-tenant aspect. Our firm has vast experience in providing legal representation to public housing authorities and boards of commissioners due to our past and continuing representation of the Jefferson County Housing Authority, the Leeds Housing Authority, Bessemer Housing Authority, Fairfield Housing Authority and Tarrant Housing Authority.
Our experience includes advising the Board of Commissioners and the Executive Director in legal matters and attending Board meetings, the handling of evictions, the collection of delinquent tenant accounts, compliance by the housing authority with State and Federal law, handling personnel issues of the housing authority, advising on real estate issues related to the housing authority and representing housing authorities before governing bodies.
ur Firm has many years of experience in representing the particular needs of housing authorities and the interrelated functions with the Department of Housing & Urban Development, government grant programs, Inspector General audits, OSHA compliance and investigations, compliance with State and Federal regulations relative to program administration and others.
Further, we are greatly experienced in landlord/tenant relations, lease drafting and negotiation, government contracting and competitive bidding, representation in State and Federal courts, tenant grievance procedures, criminal law, criminal procedure, fair housing and federal housing laws and regulations, policy drafting and interpretation, administrative law, construction contracts and litigation and general real estate issues.