2019 Housing California Annual Conference
Sacramento Convention Center
April 15 – 17, 2019


Successful Planning, Financing, and Closing: The Nuts and Bolts of an Affordable Housing Deal


Pre-Conference Institute
Monday, April 15, 2019
Presenters: Isabel Brown, Eric Phillips, Elizabeth Klueck


Affordable housing development and financing is complex, requiring navigation of the local jurisdiction planning process and then juggling the documentation of financing. This Institute will look at all stages of development, from the entitlement process through to financing and closing. Attendees will learn practical strategies to navigate the entitlement process, including how to leverage state laws to support project approval; understanding of loan documents including negotiating strategies; title issues typical to housing projects; and how to close the deal.


Funding Housing with New Markets Tax Credits


Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Panelists: Rafael Yaquian, Luis Rodriguez


Yes, you can use the federal New Markets Tax Credit (“NMTC”) Program to fund affordable housing, supportive housing, commercial developments and other community facilities! This workshop will explain how to use NMTC funds in your next development and provide case studies of NMTC-funded projects with housing components.


Scaling Up Supportive Housing: Implementing Streamlining Legislation and What’s Next


Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Panelist: Barbara Kautz


AB 2162 (Chiu/Daly) allows developers to receive by-right expedited approval of affordable housing developments that include supportive housing, with the goal of transforming the siting of supportive housing statewide. This workshop will offer details on the legislation and how cities and counties will implement. Presenters will engage the audience in discussion around challenges with implementation and next steps in scaling up supportive housing production.