• October 13, 2017

    Experts and industry leaders assess today’s homeownership and rental financing markets. Discuss bond issuance and investor activity, developments in the securitization market, and projections for the future.

  • October 12, 2017

    Analyze new tactics for preserving aging affordable housing, including U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-assisted and Housing Credit properties. Discover how HFAs are undertaking strategic preservation initiatives to stabilize communities. Consider preservation challenges and strategies for overcoming them.

  • October 12, 2017

    Understand how the most recent reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) impacts HFAs and the programs they administer. Examine how states can take steps to educate housing providers and tenants about victims’ rights and incorporate VAWA compliance into qualified allocation plans, lease addendums, and Housing Credit compliance manuals.

  • October 12, 2017

    Discuss how tax changes Congress is considering could impact the Housing Credit and Bonds and how the possibility of tax reform is already affecting the Credit and Bond markets. Consider recent program performance reports, challenges the program faces, and potential changes in NCSHA’s Housing Credit Recommended Practices.

  • October 12, 2017

    This session features the innovative work of HFAs and their partners in rental. These entries in the 2017 Annual Awards for Program Excellence are highlighted in this session:

    Indiana: “LIHTC Progress Inspections”
    Maine: “2016 Tax-Exempt Program for the Creation of New Senior Housing”
    Massachusetts: “Workforce Housing Program”
    Rhode Island: “Housing Stabilization Program: Protecting Tenancy for At-Risk Renters”

  • October 12, 2017

    Explore strategies for ensuring the health of multifamily developments through asset management, including approaches for helping HFAs better monitor property financial viability, mitigate risks, and empower owners, managers, and other partners.

  • October 12, 2017

    Discover innovative strategies HFAs are employing to ensure compliance with fair housing requirements in the properties they finance, including approaches to site selection and working with property owners. Get a status update on HUD’s implementation of its Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing regulation.

  • October 12, 2017

    Analyze how states are using their Housing Trust Fund (HTF) allocations. Discuss HTF implementation issues and lessons learned from the first year. Hear from HUD on the latest HTF guidance and outlook.

  • October 12, 2017

    Explore how HFAs are partnering with Medicaid agencies and other partners to scale up supportive housing. Experts share the latest on federal and state healthcare reform efforts and what changes could mean for supportive housing.

  • October 12, 2017

    This session features the innovative work of HFAs and their partners in special needs housing. These entries in the 2017 Annual Awards for Program Excellence are highlighted in this session:

    Michigan: “MSHDA's Statewide Campaign ‘Pledge to End Veterans Homelessness’”
    Minnesota: “Successfully Implementing Section 811 Rental Assistance — the Art of Collaboration and Flexibility”
    Mississippi: “Mississippi CHOICE Program”
    North Dakota: “North Dakota Supportive Housing Collaborative”