April 20, 2015
Rural Housing Service issued its annual funding notice, how the price and rent increases have been rising sharply in the greater Boston housing market, two more convictions in Chelsea Housing Authority scandal. Here’s what’s trending in affordable housing and community development.
RD Issues NOSA for Farm Labor Programs
On March 25, Rural Housing Service issued its annual funding notice for the Section 514 and 516 Farm Labor multifamily programs.—Richard Michael Price
Challenge to Development Community in Boston’s “Out of Synch” Housing Market
The Boston Foundation recently issued its latest report card on the Greater Boston Housing Market focusing on price and rent increases, which have been rising sharply during the past five years.—Jeffrey W. Sacks
Two More Convictions in Chelsea Housing Authority Scandal
Two more individuals related to the Chelsea Housing Authority scandal from 2011 had been convicted on conspiracy to defraud the government in connection with the rigging of federal inspections of the apartments.—Jeffrey W. Sacks
Location: Online webinar
Date: April 21, 2015
Speaker: Steve Wallace
Topics include: Up-to-date legislative news from the Hill.
Location: The Blackstone Hotel│Chicago, IL
Date: April 28–29, 2015
Speakers: Monica Sussman, Steve Wallace, Deborah VanAmerongen, Richard Price, and Michael Reardon
Topics include: Developing and preserving affordable housing in 2015 and beyond, new policy and tax reform initiatives on Capitol Hill and at HUD, assessment of the president’s proposed FY 2016 HUD budget, an update of legislative and policy issues relating to RAD, evaluation of the 2015 marketplace for debt and equity, and leveraging of federal programs with private debt and equity.
Location: Hyatt Regency San Francisco│San Francisco, CA
Date: May 7–8, 2015
Speakers: Monica Sussman, Richard Goldstein
Topics include: Washington wire, debt and equity trends for 2015, the developer-syndicator relationship, the National Housing Trust Fund, nonprofit LIHTC case studies, maximizing the four percent LIHTC, what’s in store for affordable housing.
Location: Marriott Marquis Times Square│New York, NY
Date: May 13, 2015
Speakers: Deborah VanAmerongen, Steve Wallace, Katie Tenney
Topics include: Preservation strategies, bond financing, National Housing Policy, housing and health care, the new Harlem renaissance, innovative funding strategies, land use and urban planning, senior housing development, and housing policy in New York State.
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