FREE LIVE WEBINAR: Preventing Criminal Activity at Affordable Housing Sites

Event date: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 1 pm

Duration: 1 hour, including 15 minutes for Q&A

Sponsored by FST Biometrics


How Do You Balance the Need for Security with the Rights of Tenants?

This important program will provide guidance to owners and managers of Affordable Housing sites on complying with laws, regulations, and lease obligations governing building and tenant security issues. The program will focus on preventing and responding to criminal activity in a way that balances the need for security with the rights of tenants.

Speaker Harry Kelly, partner at Nixon Peabody LLP, will provide an overview of landlords’ obligations and tenants’ rights, and discuss compliance with HUD’s guidance on screening applicants for criminal history and complying with the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Speaker Edward Paroulek, Security Director of Knickerbocker Village in New York City, will discuss deterrents to criminal activity, such as security systems and personnel procedures.

This presentation is geared to:

  • Owners of affordable housing sites
  • Managers of affordable housing sites
  • Security directors at affordable housing sites
  • Regulators
  • Lawyers and other assisted housing professionals


Please Note: The information contained in this webinar is provided by Vendome Real Estate Media and is intended for educational and informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice or as an offer to perform legal services on any subject matter.


About the Speakers: 

Harry J. Kelly

Partner, Nixon Peabody

Harry Kelly’s practice focuses on transactional and litigation aspects of housing, government contracts, fair housing and accessible design, financial institutions, and bankruptcy law. He counsels owners of firms—particularly those active in real estate and housing—with respect to issues related to the operations of their businesses. He also advises government contracts clients on transactional and regulatory issues and litigates claims against government agencies.



Ed Paroulek

Security Director, Knickerbocker Village, New York, NY

Ed Paroulek has over 30 years in police and security services. He was a member of the New York City Police Department, where he rose to the rank of Lieutenant and retired after 20 years. He was also the Director of Security at the Metropolitan Club and the Director of Field Operations for AARGO Services.



Yaron Zussman

CEO, FST Biometrics America

Yaron Zussman has over 15 years of experience in the Information Technology and Security industries. Prior to joining FST Biometrics, Yaron spent 11 years at DVTEL (acquired by FLIR), a world-class developer of open, scalable end-to-end video solutions, where he held leadership roles in the sales, sales support, and business development organizations.


Moderator: Eric Yoo, editor of Assisted Housing Management Insider









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