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Other Frequently Asked Questions
Question: Will HUD Housing Programs: Tenants’ Rights fully equip someone with the tools/new knowledge to organize a project or a practice?
Answer: Our books have been used by countless attorneys to help start their practice, gain invaluable legal experience and for use in the courtroom. If the table of contents, index, and summary aren’t enough to determine if HUD Housing Programs: Tenants’ Rights is right for you, please don’t hesitate to reach out and contact us.
Question: Do you offer bulk discounts?
Answer: For purchases of five or more subscriptions, each subscription will be $450.00. The renewal of five or more subscriptions will be $225.00 each.
Question: I’m a non-attorney who is looking for a step-by step workbook to help me with my case/situation. Will HUD Housing Programs: Tenants’ Rights be helpful?
Answer: HUD Housing Programs: Tenants’ Rights is written for practicing legal professionals. If you are seeking legal guidance we highly recommend contacting a lawyer.