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Stewart Duggan and Bob Berry, partners with Brinson Askew Berry’s Public and Affordable Housing Group, attended and provided training to housing authority staff, including housing directors and commissioners, at the Georgia Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities (GAHRA) Spring Conference held at the Jekyll Island Convention Center. ... read more

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Stewart Duggan and William Richardson, partners with Brinson Askew Berry’s Public and Affordable Housing Group, successfully closed the City of LaGrange Housing Authority’s first 9 percent low-income-housing-tax-credit (LIHTC) development, which also involved a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) conversion. The closing of this new ... read more

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The City of Moultrie recently voted to join a national lawsuit related to the opioid epidemic. Brinson Askew Berry partner Andy Davis is one of the attorneys spearheading the lawsuit.

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Brinson Askew Berry partner Stewart Duggan joined LaGrange Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners on April 29 during their annual Board Retreat at Callaway Gardens and presented on various housing-related issues, including board training.

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Stewart Duggan and William Richardson, partners with Brinson Askew Berry’s Public and Affordable housing group, advised and guided the City of LaGrange Housing Authority through a successful close of its first Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) conversion and low-income-housing-tax-credit (LIHTC) development. 

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Brinson Askew Berry partner Stewart Duggan conducted Fair Housing Law training at the Annual Fair Housing Symposium on April 17 for the Floyd County Landlord’s Association and for Northwest Georgia Housing Authority’s property managers, directors, and other persons involved in affordable housing.

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The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case concerning Brinson Askew Berry client the City of Calhoun’s policy on bail for misdemeanor offenses, upholding the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that the current policy is constitutional, the Rome News-Tribune reported.

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Brinson Askew Berry partner I. Stewart Duggan conducted Board Governance Training to members of Fulton County Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners and various directors during the housing authority’s Board Retreat held in March.

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The Rome-Floyd County Development Authority will take the lead role in recruiting new industry to the area after ratifying an intergovernmental agreement with Rome and Floyd County, the Rome News-Tribune reported.

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Cave Spring voters overwhelmingly approved liquor sales Tuesday, clearing the way for a micro-distillery in a historic building in the heart of the city, according to an article in the Rome News-Tribune.

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