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2018 HFA Institute Materials

Published on January 7, 2018

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HFA Institute Resources

Reference Guides

Please see below for the available presentations; not all of the sessions include presentations.


Available HOME Presentations:

— — Sunday, January 7, 2018 — — 
HOME Administration, Part 1 and Part 2

HOME Essentials, Part 1 and Part 2

 

— — Monday, January 8, 2018 — —

Breaking News from HUD

IDIS for HOME and HTF

Implementing the Violence Against Women Act

Community Housing Development Organization

Homebuyer Program Policies and Procedures

Income Eligibility for HOME and HTF

Clinic: HUD’s CPD Programs in Disaster Recovery and Resilience

Clinic: HOME and HTF Environmental Reviews

Clinic: HOME and HTF in RAD Deals

Clinic: Preserving HOME Units

  • Preserving HOME Units
    Trainer: Monte Franke, Principal | Franke Consulting Group
    Trainer: Stephen Lathom, Senior Project Manager | TDA Consulting

Clinic: HOME Regulations Q&A

  • HOME Utility Allowances
    Participant: Caitlin Ott, Assistant Director, Program Policy Division, Office of Affordable Housing Programs | U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Clinic: Identifying and Linking Community-Based Services

Fair Housing for HOME and HTF Grantees

  • Fair Housing for HOME and HTF Grantees
    Participant: Alissa Ice, Underwriter and National Housing Trust Fund Coordinator | Missouri Housing Development Commission
  • More than Fair Housing
    Participant: Bithia Ratnasamy, Housing Policy Specialist | Georgia Department of Community Affairs/Georgia Housing and Finance Authority

Strategic Approaches to HOME, HTF, and the Housing Credit

 

Available Housing Credit Presentations:
— — Tuesday, January 9, 2018 — —

IRS Policy Briefing

  • IRS Policy Briefing (HFA Members, contact info@ncsha.org for access.)
    Discussion Leader: James Tassos, Senior Legislative and Policy Associate | National Council of State Housing Agencies
    Participant: Nicole Cimino, Branch Chief, Office of Chief Counsel | Internal Revenue Service
    Participant: Jian Grant, Senior Technician Reviewer, Office of Chief Counsel | Internal Revenue Service
    Participant: James Holmes, Senior Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel | Internal Revenue Service
    Participant: George Lydford, Senior Program Analyst, Examination Quality and Technical Support | Internal Revenue Service
    Participant: James Rider, General Attorney (Tax), Office of Chief Counsel | Internal Revenue Service

Compliance Hot Topics
Discussion Leader: Valeri Pate, Director, Asset Management and Compliance | Washington State Housing Finance Commission

Multiple Subsidy Compliance Seminar
Discussion Leader: Susan Westbrook, Supervisor of Rental Compliance Operations | North Carolina Housing Finance Agency

  • S8/RD/HOME Student Rules Flow Chart 
    Participant: Scott Michael Dunn, Chief Executive Officer/Owner | Costello Compliance
    Participant: Amanda Lee Gross, Director of Compliance Training | E&A Team, Inc.
    Participant: Oke Johnson, Managing Director, Compliance Services | LEDIC Realty Company, LLC

Promoting Reasonable Cost and Long-Term Affordability
Discussion Leader: Darrell Beavers, Housing Development Team Leader | Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency

Strengthening Compliance Policy

Expanding Housing Opportunity with the Credit
Discussion Leader: Gregory Hare, Director, Multifamily Housing | Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development

Ensuring VAWA Compliance

 

— — Thursday, January 11, 2018 — —

Fair Housing Development and Compliance Primer
Discussion Leader: Bettie Teasley, Director, Research and Planning | Tennessee Housing Development Agency

Preservation and Compliance Strategies in the Extended-Use Period 
Discussion Leader: Rebecca Frawley Wachtel, Tax Credits and HOME Program Director | Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development

Available MRBs and Other Federal Homeownership Programs Presentations:

— — Wednesday, January 10, 2018 — —

Single-Family Financing Essentials: Mortgage Revenue Bonds
Discussion Leader: Lisa DeBrock, Director, Homeownership | Washington State Housing Finance Commission

Single-Family Financing Essentials: MBS and TBA
Discussion Leader: Ignatius MacLellan, Managing Director, Homeownership | New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority

— — Thursday, January 11, 2018 — —

A Briefing with FHA, Ginnie Mae, USDA, and VA

Compliance Update

  • Compliance Update (This PDF is for all of the presentations — Kinyon, Page, Tolley)
    Discussion Leader: James Kinyon, Assistant Counsel | Connecticut Housing Finance Authority
    Participant: Drew Page, Partner | Kutak Rock LLP
    Participant: Howard Tolley, Compliance Manager | Utah Housing Corporation

Dialogue on Down Payment Assistance
Discussion Leader: Cynthia Peraza, Director of Single Family Special Programs | Tennessee Housing Development Agency

Servicing Essentials, Part 1: Federal Insurers
Discussion Leader: Theresa Laredo-Garcia, Director of Servicing | New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority

Servicing Essentials, Part 2: Managing Your Portfolios

Servicing Essentials, Part 3: CFPB and the GSEs
Discussion Leader: Kathryn Newton, Director of Loan Servicing | Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency

Update on Fannie, Freddie, and the FHLBs
Discussion Leader: Lee Ann Smith, Director, Single Family Programs | Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency


— — Friday, January 12, 2018 — —

Pressing Issues in Affordable Homeownership
Discussion Leader: Greg Zagorski, Senior Legislative and Policy Associate | National Council of State Housing Agencies

 

Available Section 8 and Other Federally Assisted Multifamily Housing Presentations: 

— — Wednesday, January 10, 2018 — —

HUD Multifamily Program Update
Discussion Leader: Garth Rieman, Interim Executive Director | National Council of State Housing Agencies

  • HUD Multifamily Program Update
    Participant: Robert Iber, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Multifamily Housing | U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

A Conversation with Federal Multifamily Finance Partners
Discussion Leader: Gregory Hare, Deputy Director of Rental Services | Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development

— — Thursday, January 11, 2018 — —

A Procurement Practicum


Questions Contact registration@ncsha.org with any questions.

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