What’s trending in Affordable Housing

February 13, 2019

NP Affordable Housing Blog

Author(s): Richard Michael Price, Rebecca Simon, Kathie Soroka, Deborah VanAmerongen

Ask the former regulator, NYCHA and HUD announce agreement for third-party monitor and the shutdown’s impact on affordable housing. Here’s what’s trending in affordable housing and community development.

Condominiums and Cooperatives

Ask the Former Regulator

Erica Buckley is working with the New York Law Journal on a new column, “Ask the Former Regulator.” Learn more and submit your questions.—Jason Avila

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NYCHA and HUD announce agreement for Third-Party Monitor

HUD and SDNY will select a monitor with broad authority over NYCHA, paid for by the City of New York. NYCHA and the City, not HUD or the monitor, retain control over NYCHA’s day-to-day activities.—Kathie Soroka and Deborah VanAmerongen

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The Shutdown’s impact on Affordable Housing

Affordable housing advocates have been blogging and posting for some time now about the federal government shutdown. As it enters its second month we reach uncharted territory. While the worst case scenarios have been avoided so far for most, they have not been avoided for all.—Rebecca Prybell and Richard Michael Price

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Upcoming Events

Women in Affordable Housing Roundtable Discussion and Networking Reception

Location: Nixon Peabody | Washington, DC

Date: February 20, 2019

Speaker: Meghan Altidor

Topics include: Careers in government service and current affordable housing issues in the metro area, including the arrival of Amazon.

IPED — Opportunity Zones

Location: The Willard Hotel | Washington, DC

Date: March 5, 2019

Speakers: Forrest Milder, Richard Price, Elizabeth Young, Cody Rogers, Aaron Yowell, Kathie Soroka

Topics include: Making opportunity zones work for you.

Women in Housing and Finance Spring Panel — How to Start Your Own Real Estate Company

Location: Nixon Peabody | New York, NY

Date: March 13, 2019

Moderator: Tatiana Gutierrez

Topics include: A panel discussion with women who are founders, CEOs and principals of their own New York City companies.

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