Tax Credit Investing in California: Can We Meet the Challenge?

This is a session of NPH’s 2021 Conference: Grow Power, Secure Justice on September 24th. As one of the most critical and catalytic components in the production of affordable housing and community development, tax credit investment in California is now at a crossroads. Investors are faced with unprecedented levels of 4% and 9% credit awards, Disaster Area Credits, continued new Read More


How Changes at TCAC/CDLAC are Affecting Non-Profit Developers

This is a session of NPH’s 2021 Conference: Grow Power, Secure Justice on September 24th. Recent changes in the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (TCAC) and California Debt Limit Allocation Committee (CDLAC) regulations have meant big shifts in the types of projects getting funded – particularly as tax-exempt bonds have become competitive for the first time in over a decade. Read More


Preserving, Protecting, and Persevering: A Brave New World in Affordable Housing

This is a session of NPH’s 2021 Conference: Grow Power, Secure Justice on September 24th. Recapitalizing and preserving existing affordable housing is necessary to protect current and future residents but have become more complex than ever before. This workshop will look at case studies of projects that have used creative strategies to fund physical improvements without the use of Tax Read More


Hotel, Motel, Home: Creating Permanent Homes under Homekey

This is a session on Day 2 of the San Joaquin Valley Affordable Housing Summit, September 21-23. Project Homekey has evolved from its beginnings as a COVID response tool to a vital component of California’s strategy in providing homes for the unhoused.  In this workshop, we will go over Homekey basics, discuss early program success stories, and discuss the future Read More


Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) FUNdamentals

This is a session on Day 1 of the San Joaquin Valley Affordable Housing Summit, September 21-23. The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit remains the most important, yet one of the most complex, financing tools for the creation and preservation of affordable developments in California. This webinar covers the nuts and bolts of the tax credit program. Both beginner and intermediate Read More


Acronym Soup: An HCD Primer

MHP, HHC, AHSC, VHHP, NPLH, UMRs – drowning in the acronym soup? Join us for a primer on the California Department of Housing and Community Development’s (HCD) underwriting, loan programs, and closing process. We will discuss the building blocks of the HCD Universal Multifamily Regulations (UMRs); review general, supportive, and transit-oriented HCD programs; and explore case studies. This session will Read More


Tax-Exempt Bonds 101 Training

This session from the Partnership will provide participants an introduction to the basics of using tax-exempt bond financing in affordable housing developments, as well as an overview of California’s competitive allocation process. Topics covered include: What is a tax-exempt bond and why are they used? Deal structure and participants Technical requirements: 50% Test, Good costs vs. Bad costs Process of Read More


Tax-Exempt Bond FUNdamentals

A 2-hour learning lab on Day 3 of Housing California’s 2021 (Un)Conference: Homes, Health, and Wealth for All Californians, June 22-24 Tax-exempt bonds are a complex financing tool commonly used by affordable housing developers. Accessing this resource has been made even more complex in 2021 with the shift to a competitive allocation process. This Learning Lab will teach you basic Read More


Affordable Housing Finance & Development 101

A 2-hour learning lab on Day 3 of Housing California’s 2021 (Un)Conference: Homes, Health, and Wealth for All Californians, June 22-24 The groundbreakings and grand openings get all the press and photo-ops, but this Learning Lab shines a light on what happens behind the scenes from before the shovel goes in to after the ribbon gets cut. We’ll introduce you Read More


LIHTC FUNdamentals

A 2-hour learning lab on Day 3 of Housing California’s 2021 (Un)Conference: Homes, Health, and Wealth for All Californians, June 22-24 The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit remains the most important, yet one of the most complex, financing tools for the creation and preservation of affordable developments in California. This Institute combines lessons from Financial Consultants and presentations from TCAC staff Read More