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Combating the Shortage of Affordable Homes for Purchase (AC18)

Published on October 15, 2018


An acute shortage of affordable, entry-level single-family homes is one of the biggest issues impacting the housing market today. Examine how HFAs have addressed this problem head on, including initiatives that have constructed new ownership homes in a tight urban market, helped revitalize the housing stock in struggling communities, and supported critical repairs to keep current home livable. A leading housing advocate discusses a proposal for supporting new home construction in distressed neighborhoods.

Jianxin “Fenice” Taylor, Director, Office of Homeownership Finance | Georgia Department of Community Affairs/Georgia Housing and Finance Authority

Jerome Devadoss, Director, Real Estate Asset Management | Fannie Mae
Susan Eliason, Director of Housing Development | Delaware State Housing Authority
Christopher Miller, Director, Housing Investments | District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency
Buzz Roberts, President and Chief Executive Officer | National Association of Affordable Housing Lenders

Delivered during NCSHA’s 2018 Annual Conference & Showplace