• June 20, 2017

    Examine industry experience with HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program, including lessons learned from RAD closings and the status of current transactions in today’s debt and equity markets. Understand guidelines on rent and developer fee limits from the RAD Revision 3 Notice and consider the future direction of the program under the new Administration.

  • June 19, 2017

    Assess allocating agency and industry strategies to evaluate and control Housing Credit development costs. Understand the impact of higher quality construction materials on project operating and maintenance costs and the cost-savings potential of green building and energy-efficiency improvements. Determine the appropriate balance between cost and quality in affordable housing.

  • June 19, 2017

    Analyze the impact of new income limits and various utility allowance options on maximum allowable rents in Housing Credit developments. Consider recent IRS and HUD updates to utility allowance rules and the interaction of these rules on multiple subsidy development compliance.

  • June 19, 2017

    High-quality services can greatly improve the lives of Housing Credit tenants. Examine approaches to developing service-enriched and supportive housing, including how to use the new Housing Trust Fund to achieve deeper income targeting. Consider financial structuring issues, underwriting criteria, and strategies for providing and funding services.

  • June 16, 2017

    Survey current Housing Credit financing tools, including tax-exempt bonds, HUD financing programs, state tax credits, and Federal Home Loan Bank resources. Consider how to make the most of GSE duty-to-serve requirements.

  • June 16, 2017

    Allocating Agency representatives meet with a senior Internal Revenue Service official to discuss Housing Credit reporting requirements and program compliance.

  • June 16, 2017

    Analyze best practices for preparing and reviewing Housing Credit market studies. Consider site and neighborhood analysis, identification of comparable properties, and capture rate methodologies. Understand how market studies and appraisals are used in Year 15 Housing Credit developments and other preservation transactions.

  • June 16, 2017

    Study innovative financing models of Housing Credit developments that incorporate health care access. Consider the impact of demographic shifts and changes in health care delivery on senior housing. Explore design guidelines for aging in place, assisted living structuring issues, partnerships with state health agencies, and tools to support health care delivery in Housing Credit developments.

  • June 16, 2017

    Consider innovative uses of the new Housing Trust Fund in Housing Credit developments. Explore allocation plan priorities for use of Housing Trust Fund dollars, Trust Fund implementation issues, and lessons learned from the first year.

  • June 16, 2017

    As Congress considers fundamental changes to the nation’s tax code, NCSHA’s legislative and policy team discusses what’s at stake for the Housing Credit and Housing Bonds. Get the latest outlook on the Senate and House Housing Credit bills, funding for federal housing programs, regulatory initiatives, and U.S. Government Accountability Office reports on the Credit.