What’s trending in Affordable Housing



October 17, 2017

NP Affordable Housing Blog

Author(s): Edward J. Campbell, Jeffrey W. Sacks

California governor signs historic new housing legislation, Boston’s mayor creates fund to assist the preservation of affordable housing options to preserve the diversity and character of Boston. Here’s what’s trending in affordable housing and community development.

Affordable Housing

Boston Fund to help nonprofit developers compete for sites

Boston’s Mayor Martin J. Walsh recognizing the increasing need to provide affordable housing options in the city in order to preserve the diversity and character of Boston has created a fund to assist nonprofits to acquire properties for affordable housing.—Jeffrey W. Sacks and Katherine Soule

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California governor signs historic new housing legislation

These 15 new laws address the needs of Californians most impacted by the state’s worsening housing catastrophe.—Edward J. Campbell

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Upcoming Events

National Leased Housing Association 2017 Fall Seminar

Location: The Washington Marriott Hotel | Washington, DC

Date: October 19–20, 2017

Speakers: Monica Hilton Sussman, Nate Cushman, Michael Reardon

Topics include: The mature Section 8 project with updates on compliance, enforcement and administration.

IPED — Transforming Communities with Affordable Housing in Austin TX

Location: Hotel Ella | Austin, TX

Date: October 25, 2017

Speakers: Harry Kelly, Forrest Milder, Richard Michael Price, Monica Hilton Sussman, Deborah VanAmerongen, Stephen Wallace

Topics include: A road map for how deals are getting done. This one-day seminar featuring industry experts and government officials will explore opportunities, resources and solutions for affordable housing development.

Ohio Housing Conference 2017

Location: Hyatt Regency Columbus | Columbus, OH

Date: November 7-9, 2017

Speaker: Monica Hilton Sussman

Topics include: More than 40 sessions and workshops focused on educating and inspiring, with valuable insights and knowledge.

Housing Issues in Focus: The Latest Affordable Housing News

Location: Nixon Peabody LLP | New York, NY

Date: November 8, 2017

Speakers: Meghan Fennelly Altidor, Rajesh Bandla, Erica F. Buckley, Julia F. Casteleiro, Tatiana E. Gutierrez, John L. Kelly, Ari Lipsky, Joseph J. Lynch, Susanna Mitchell, Amy Plowman, Dana Roper, Deborah VanAmerongen, Stephen J. Wallace, Aaron J. Yowell

Topics include: Updates on federal, New York City and New York State affordable housing news and trends.

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