• October 12, 2017

    Gain insight into the challenges in developing and preserving rural rental housing, including supportive housing in difficult-to-reach areas. Learn how HFAs and their partners are addressing critical community development and neighborhood stabilization in areas that need it most, including rural and economically distressed communities.

  • October 12, 2017

    Explore the resources and tools HFAs can utilize to promote strong resident services programs. Learn about the Community of Practice on Enhanced Resident Service Coordination sponsored by Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF), with support from the MacArthur Foundation. Discuss the Community of Practice’s framework and guidelines for analyzing how organizations coordinate resident services, key organizational responsibilities, aligning the provision of resident services with the property development process, funding, business models, and accountability mechanisms.

  • October 12, 2017

    Learn how states are engaging in strategic partnerships to end homelessness for families and children by providing stable housing to at-risk families. Discuss how to energize program partners, identify available programs, access funding, and tap into federal, state, and local initiatives.

  • October 12, 2017

    Discover how innovative funding approaches, strategic partnerships, and preferences can help expand permanent supportive housing opportunities even as federal resources tighten.

  • October 12, 2017

    Discuss making housing accessible as well as affordable. Learn what the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Housing Act require of owners and HFAs. Hear how state HFAs are ensuring accessibility in new and rehabilitation developments.

  • June 22, 2017

    Understand essential Housing Credit income qualification rules, including treatment of wages, income from assets, Social Security payments, alimony and child support, business income, pensions and trusts, real estate income, royalties, recurring gifts, and other sources of income. Discuss which tenants to count in determining family size and the impact of changes in household composition on income qualification.

  • June 22, 2017

    Explore opportunities and challenges associated with use of the Housing Credit for community revitalization and transit-oriented development. Understand the impact of recent IRS concerted community revitalization plan guidance on QAP preferences. Consider the policy implications of higher cost sites near transit and the impact of urban infill development as a catalyst for community revitalization.

  • June 21, 2017

    Chris Herbert, Managing Director of Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, assesses the current rental housing market and presents key findings from the Joint Center’s annual State of the Nation’s Housing and its biannual America’s Rental Housing reports.

  • June 21, 2017

    Discuss compliance challenges in acquisition/rehabilitation deals and special compliance issues related to Housing Credit resyndications. Hear expert advice on re-certifying existing tenants, applying new income limits, relocating tenants, handling property lease-up, and amending extended use agreements.

  • June 20, 2017

    Fair housing trainers explore emerging issues in fair housing compliance, including implementation of reasonable accommodation rules, the impact of HUD's new housing harassment regulations, specific rules on senior housing, and best practices for accessibility inspections.