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The HFA Role in Opportunity Zones (AC18)

Published on October 15, 2018


Housing policy experts explain the new Opportunity Zone program to encourage investment in economically distressed neighborhoods through favorable capital gains treatment and other tax incentives. Understand eligible Opportunity Zone investments, tools for identifying neighborhood opportunity, and the applicability of various HFA financing tools in designated Opportunity Zones.

Earl Poleski, Executive Director | Michigan State Housing Development Authority

Kenneth Holt, Secretary | Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
Michael Kressig, Partner | Novogradac & Company LLP
William Lambe, Director, Capital Solutions | Enterprise Community Loan Fund
Leilah Powell, Executive Director | Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Delivered during NCSHA’s 2018 Annual Conference & Showplace