In the complex landscape of public and affordable housing, a myriad of responsibilities falls upon directors and officers. Their decisions shape the course of the organization and impact its stakeholders, making them susceptible to legal actions that can arise from their actions or decisions. Directors and officers (D&O) insurance is a critical asset to mitigate these risks and safeguard the organization and its leadership,
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