Housing Conditions Pro Bono Attorney Training Manual

Below you will find Children’s Law Center’s comprehensive Housing Conditions Training Manual, both in its entirety and broken up into its component tabs, which you can download individually at the bottom of the page.

Housing Conditions Pro Bono Attorney Training Manual

Tab 1 Introduction
Tab 1 includes a manual Table of Contents and Children’s Law Center Contact Information.

Tab 2 Sample Client Documents
Tab 2 includes sample retainers and releases in both English and Spanish.

Tab 3 The Law
Tab 3 includes relevant DC Housing codes and the International Property Maintenance Code.

Tab 4 Housing Documents
Tab 4 includes instructions on how to request different reports and redacted samples of those reports.

Tab 5 Health Hazard Information
Tab 5 includes DC Health Hazard Information.

Tab 6 Reasonable Accommodation Requests
Tab 6 includes forms for requesting Reasonable Accommodation and a redacted demand letter.

Tab 7 Litigation Documents
Tab 7 includes numerous summons and affidavits for use in the Housing Conditions Calendar.

Tab 8 Client Advocacy
Tab 8 includes advocacy tip sheets and information sheets for clients.