2012 National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) Housing Credit Conference & Marketplace
June 26–29 | Hyatt Regency Denver
Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado
Bringing together senior officials of state allocating agencies, federal regulators, developers, lenders, syndicators, investors, property managers, nonprofits, service providers, and other industry experts and professionals, the 2012 NCSHA Housing Credit Conference & Marketplace will cover a range of topics, some of which will include:
- Protecting the housing credit in tax reform
- News from the IRS
- New development possibilities and pitfalls
- Affordable green building and sustainable development
- Attracting investors to housing credit deals
- Smart resource allocation and underwriting
- Innovative financing and deal structuring
- Measuring and managing property performance
- New approaches to management and compliance
Featured speakers include:
Opening Plenary, On the Hill, June 26, 9:00–9:45 a.m.
Make sure you know how matters before Congress and the Administration could affect the housing credit. Hear from Washington insiders on tax reform, the budget outlook, housing finance reform, and more.
Discussion leader: Barbara Thompson, NCSHA
Speakers: Michael Bodaken, National Housing Trust; Sarah Carpenter, Executive Director, Vermont Housing Finance Agency; Anthony Freedman, Holland & Knight; Richard Goldstein, Nixon Peabody LLP; Robert Rozen, Washington Council Ernst & Young
Tax-Exempt Bond Transactions in Focus, June 28, 8:30–9:45 a.m.
Examine the increasing use of tax-exempt bonds and the housing credit to revitalize Year 15, HUD, and market-rate conversion properties. Discuss investor demand and the latest news from the municipal bond market. Untangle the technical issues that arise in housing credit and tax-exempt bond deals.
Discussion leader: Kevin Tatreau, Director of Multifamily Development Programs, Florida Housing Finance Corporation
Speakers: Beverly Bates, The Community Builders; John Mackey, Reznick Group;Michael Novogradac, Novogradac & Company LLP; Neil Socquet, IFG Capital; Deborah VanAmerongen, Nixon Peabody LLP
A Deeper Shade of Green, June 28, 8:30–9:45 a.m.
Explore the latest advances in affordable green building and sustainable development. Discuss new approaches to sustainability and energy efficiency, balancing green and cost containment goals, and achieving operating cost savings.
Discussion leader: Jim Chandler, Director of Low Income Housing Tax Credit Programs, Virginia Housing Development Authority
Speakers: Michael Bodaken, National Housing Trust; Dana Bourland, Enterprise Community Partners Inc.; William Carson, McCormack Baron Salazar; Tom Giblin, Nixon Peabody LLP; Vihar Sheth, U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation