What's trending in Affordable Housing

September 06, 2016

Author(s): Harry J. Kelly, Jeffrey W. Sacks

Latest decision in the Inclusive Communities saga, Massachusetts announces 26 recipients of 2016 low-income housing tax credits. Here’s what’s trending in affordable housing.

Fair Housing

Down and out in Texas: On remand, district court narrows inclusive communities disparate impact liability

Harry Kelly discusses the consequences on disparate impact liability under the Fair Housing Act after the latest decision in the Inclusive Communities saga last week.—Harry J. Kelly

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Massachusetts announces 26 recipients of 2016 low-income housing tax credits

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced the 2016 Rental Round Awards on Monday, August 15.—Jeffrey W. Sacks

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Upcoming Events

HAND Training: Affordable Housing Opportunities at the Federal Level

Location: Nixon Peabody LLP

Date: September 8, 2016

Speakers: Tatiana Gutierrez, Meghan Altidor, Patrice Harris, Susanna Mitchell, Harry Kelly, Steve Wallace, Monica Sussman

Topics include: Washington legislative and regulatory update, fair housing, FHA multifamily update, RAD program update.

NP Webinar: What You Need to Know about Crime Screening and the Fair Housing Act

Location: Online webinar

Date: September 14, 2016

Speaker: Harry J. Kelly

Topics include: Crime screening and the Fair Housing Act.

IPED: Tax Credit Property Dispositions

Location: Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel | Chicago, IL

Date: September 15–16, 2016

Speakers: Tom Giblin, Forrest Milder, Andrew Tripp, Deborah VanAmerongen, Meghan Altidor, Matt Mullen

Topics include: Portfolio assessment; assessing the property disposition at Year 15 and before; executing general partner transfers during the compliance period; structuring qualified contracts, options, and rights of first refusal as part of a property’s Year 15 dispositions strategy.

IRHP Conference: Preserving Affordable Housing: Challenges and Solutions

Location: Four Seasons Hotel | Las Vegas, NV

Date: September 21–22, 2016

Speakers: Nate Cushman, Harry Kelly, Richard Price, Michael Reardon, Deborah VanAmerongen, Steve Wallace

Topics include: RAD program update, HUD FY2017 Appropriations, Fair Housing, HUD multifamily transformation, FHA lending, flat 9% LIHTC extension, the election, Congressional updates, and much more.

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