April 17, 2017
Author(s): Harry J. Kelly
HUD administration’s possible increased efforts on public-private partnerships and Colorado court hints at the direction of fair housing laws in the Trump era. Here’s what’s trending in affordable housing.
Vince Bennett of McCormack Baron Salazar recently wrote an interesting article on the benefit of public-private partnerships and the inclusion of community development efforts in conjunction with housing development. Some of the results are quite impressive.—Michael H. Reardon
What’s the future of fair housing in the Trump era? A new decision by a federal district court in Colorado suggests that, even if possible budget cuts and policy changes reduce HUD’s role, courts, state legislatures and city halls are prepared to pick up the slack in fair housing enforcement in coming years.—Harry J. Kelly
Location: Marriott City Center | Minneapolis, MN
Date: April 20, 2017
Speaker: Monica Sussman
Topics include: This event focuses on the development and financing of multifamily projects, tax reform and HUD changes.
Location: Nixon Peabody LLP | Washington DC
Date: April 26, 2017
Speakers: Harry Kelly, Michael Reardon, Nate Vander Wal, Tatiana Gutierrez Abendschein
Topics include: In this dynamic series of presentations and panel discussions, experts will share an overview of federal and local fair housing laws and discuss “Disparate Impact in the Wake of Inclusive Communities.” The final panel will round out the session with a conversation on “AFFH Issues and Implications.”
Location: New York City Bar | New York, NY
Date: May 4, 2017
Speaker: Meghan Altidor
Topics include: Current strategies to finance and preserve affordable housing projects in New York City, new housing tax incentives, alternative model for permanent affordability—community land trusts—and a new strategy for public housing.
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