Now that you have secured an award for an allocation, the program purpose begins! Ensure your success by attending this panel, where we will discuss a variety of current and emerging asset management and compliance issues that impact affordable housing providers in Texas and beyond. Topics covered will include best practices in asset management and maintaining compliance, income averaging, utility allowances, acquisition/rehab best practices, and TDHCA’s newest asset management and compliance policies.
Rosalio Banuelos, TDHCA
Mike Clark, Alpha Barnes Real Estate Services, LLC
Learn the basics of the 9% Housing Tax Credit program including its history, whom it serves, how deals are structured, and the Texas QAP. Learn from an expert panel of professionals where an interactive case study will be featured. Whether you are a beginner or just need a ‘refresher,’ this course is for you!
Panelists will review who issues bonds in Texas, who are the participants in bond transactions and the general timeline and process of a bond transaction. There will be a discussion on resolutions needed, notifications required, and public hearings held. Panelists will explain the Bond Review Board process and legislative changes. Join us for an interactive walk through of actual bond transactions.
David Danenfelzer, Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation
Paul Moore, Steele Properties LLC
Braxton Parsons, Texas Bond Review Board
Jim Shaw, Capital Area Housing Finance Corporation
This panel will consist of experienced housing authority executives from across Texas, all of whom have closed a number of RAD transactions. The panel will present case studies of how RAD transactions have been financed and the key challenges encountered in combining the RAD program with HUD and the Tax Credit Program with TDHCA.
Gerald Chicon, Housing Authority of the City of El Paso
Ann Gass, Austin Affordable Housing Corporation
Mary-Margaret Lemons, Fort Worth Housing Solutions
Attend this fast-paced and fun talk to learn about the condition of the economy with an emphasis on overall GDP growth, labor market conditions, wage growth, household wealth, trade policy, inflation and inflation expectation, the Fed and interest rates, and the yield curve. Eisenberg will then discuss the Republican tax cuts passed in late 2017 and the expiring bipartisan two-year spending package passed in early 2018 and how they are likely to impact the economy, and our fiscal condition in 2020 and beyond as well as the magnitude and timing of the next recession. The talk will then pivot towards residential real estate including housing prices and rents, demographic trends, construction activity, input costs, regulation, existing home sales activity, credit availability, the homeownership rate, and vacancy rates. The discussion will close by comparing economic conditions in all 50 states and economic conditions across the larger cities in Texas.
Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. is a nationally acclaimed economist and public speaker specializing in making economics fun, relevant and educational. Dr. Eisenberg earned a B.A. in economics with first class honors from McGill University in Montreal, as well as a Master and Ph.D. in public administration from Syracuse University. Eisenberg is the Chief Economist for GraphsandLaughs, LLC, an economic consultancy that serves a variety of clients across the United States. He writes a syndicated column and authors a daily 70 word commentary on the economy that is available at www.econ70.com.
Elliot will keep the audience captivated as he reviews the condition of the overall economy to include GDP, labor markets, wage growth, inflation and interest rates. He will also share relevant data on the overall condition of the US housing market and give you key information on the conditions in Texas.
Attend the Texas Housing Conference Opening Reception to network, catch up with old friends and meet new ones! The Opening Reception features The Wine Trail where wine tastings will occur at booths #1, #23, #27 and #36.
Join us to get an update on how TAAHP has been working for its members over the last year and learn about various resources available to you as a TAAHP member. Plus, TAAHP 2019 Scholarship Award Recipients will be announced and the 2019-2020 President and Board of Directors will be installed.
Not a member? Join online at www.taahp.org now or visit the registration desk on the 5th floor for an application.
Affordable housing developers can and are diversifying their portfolios to include market-rate multi-family housing. There are several strategies to accomplish this, including new construction and/or value-added rehab. Hear from affordable housing developers that have expanded their portfolios to include market-rate multi-family units. Additionally, we will learn the tax issues associated with market-rate properties. Developers will present actual cases of newly developed and value-added market-rate developments.
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