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Fair Housing Webinar on April 15th 2020

Join Billy Cannon for a free webinar and Q&A discussion on Fair Housing Implications during the COVID-19 Crisis 

We will discuss:

  • Inquiring about the health status of applicants and tenants preparing to move-in;
  • Inquiring about the health status of residents before performing maintenance to a unit;
  • Providing notice to residents about a positive COVID-19 diagnosis at the property;
  • Providing rent concessions and abatements to those suffering a loss due to COVID-19;
  • Responding to requests for accommodation during the COVID-19 crisis;
  • And MORE!

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Billy Cannon | 240.507.1771

Billy Cannon is a Department Chair and a member of Offit Kurman's Landlord Representation Practice Group. He represents property owners and property management companies in litigation, mediations, and administrative agency hearings. Mr. Cannon also works with his clients on leasing matters and Fair Housing Act compliance. He has been certified in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Compliance (LIHTC) and represents many LIHTC properties and other affordable housing providers. Additionally, Mr. Cannon represents sellers and purchasers in transactions, with a particular emphasis on the District of Columbia Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA). He handles TOPA compliance and litigation, as well as other litigation arising out of the purchase and sale of real property. Mr. Cannon also handles appellate matters for property owners and property management companies.


Offit Kurman, a full-service AmLaw 200 law firm with offices throughout the East Coast and in Southern California, serves dynamic businesses, individuals and families. Founded in 1987, the firm’s 280+ attorneys counsel clients across more than 30 areas of practice. Offit Kurman helps maximize and protect business value and personal wealth by providing innovative and entrepreneurial counsel that focuses on clients’ business objectives, interests and goals. The firm is distinguished by the quality, breadth and global reach of its legal services and a unique operational structure that encourages a culture of collaboration.