Amy M. Glassman

Partner She / Her / Hers
Washington, DC

Amy M. Glassman represents public housing authorities, developers, nonprofits, and other recipients of HUD funds in regulatory, administrative, transactional, and related matters.

Amy has extensive experience with HUD regulatory and statutory compliance issues. She works closely with housing authorities on applications for and implementation of HUD's Moving to Work (MTW) program, including negotiation of MTW agreements and development and implementation of MTW policies and programs. She assists clients on matters such as federal procurement requirements, relationships with public housing affiliates and instrumentalities, uses of program income, the Uniform Relocation Act (URA), and tenant-based and project-based housing choice vouchers. She also advises clients on litigation or potential litigation matters including those involving lead-based paint and other hazardous materials. Amy advises clients on fair housing, accessibility, and disability issues related to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Fair Housing Act, including policy development and fair housing investigations. She also defends clients in HUD debarment actions and Office of Inspector General audits and investigations.

Professional Highlights

Recognition & Accomplishments

The District of Columbia Court of Appeals and Superior Court of the District of Columbia named Ms. Glassman to the Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll in 2012 and 2014, for providing 50 hours or more of pro bono service in the prior calendar year.

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, "Plenary Session: Resolving HUD and DOJ Enforcement Actions," National Leased Housing Association Annual Membership Meeting, June 19-21, 2019

Speaker, "Costly Procurement Mistakes to Avoid," Housing and Development Law Institute Spring Conference, May 9-10, 2019

Speaker, "Avoiding Lead-Based Paint Judgments," Housing and Development Law Institute Spring Conference, May 17-18, 2018

Board Memberships & Community Service

National Housing and Rehabilitation Association

Housing and Development Law Institute

Publications

Co-author, "Disparate Impact One Year After Inclusive Communities," Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law, Fall 2016


Credentials 

Education

Yale Law School (J.D. 2004)
Recipient, Charles G. Albom Prize for excellence in appellate advocacy

Brown University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1998)

Admissions

District of Columbia

New York

U.S. Supreme Court