• October 13, 2017

    Discuss the current state of technology in HFAs -- strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Hear how HFAs are investing in information technology to support their strategic plans and advance their missions.

  • October 13, 2017

    Examine how your homeownership programs can succeed in an increasingly digital mortgage market. Hear from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about their latest automated mortgage tools and processes and how HFAs can benefit. HFAs describe how they upgraded their digital operations to increase business.

  • October 13, 2017

    Industry leaders and government officials discuss the latest vehicles for financing affordable rental housing. Discuss the HUD-FFB Risk-Sharing initiative, mixed-subsidy deals, taxable bonds, green bonds, and other tax-exempt financing options.

  • October 13, 2017

    Traditional marketing is not as effective in reaching Millennials as it is other audiences. Examine how HFAs target this key demographic by designing programs and marketing campaigns that meet the unique needs of this generation of home buyers.

  • 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.