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Boston Affordable Housing Summit

Thu Aug 01, 2024

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Boston Affordable Housing Summit

Navigating the challenges of securing LIHTC funding, adding more housing and breaking down policy changes such as the Affordable Homes Act that will spur new development

Thursday August 1 2024 @ 8:00 AM EDT

$139.00

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Speakers and Panels

Delivering Affordable Housing: Development Strategies for Achieving True Affordability

Discussing Strategies Public & Private Stakeholders Can Explore To Produce More Housing

Patricia Belden

Patricia Belden

Executive Vice President, Community Builders
Jennifer Schultz
Moderator

Jennifer Schultz

Partner, Nixon Peabody

Diving Into Design, Build & the Preservation of Affordable Housing

Exploring Ways To Streamline Phase Work & The Economic Impact It Has On The Local Community

Exploring Financing: Creative Approaches to Filling the Capital Stack

Navigating The Financial Landscape & Complexities of Securing Public Funding

Chrystal Kornegay

Chrystal Kornegay

CEO, MassHousing
Josh Cohen

Josh Cohen

President, Beacon Communities
Richard Muraida

Richard Muraida

Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Regional Ex, Rockland Trust Bank

Why You Can't Miss This Boston Affordable Housing Deep Dive:

What You'll Learn:

  • How will Governor Healy's proposed Affordable Homes Act make it possible to develop 40,000 new homes?
  • What organizations are driving workforce development and making equity accessible?
  • With the increase in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) budget to $60M, what are ways developers can secure this funding?
  • What are some ways government and city officials can streamline the permitting and approval process for affordable housing?
  • What challenges do developers face in making projects resilient and carbon-neutral while also trying to make the numbers make sense?
  • How has the LIHTC program evolved over time and what is its impact on affordable housing development?
  • How do you foresee potential changes in housing policy at the legislative level affecting the future landscape of affordable housing development & preservation?

 

How You'll Do More Business: Enhance your business by gaining a stronger understanding of Boston's affordable housing sector. Understand how to secure available funding, navigate unique challenges and and make housing more affordable in 2024. Hear from city officials, policy makers, developers, investors, contractors and architects on the future of housing in greater Boston and the efforts to make it more affordable.

 

Who You'll Meet: Network with a diverse group of industry leaders, including developers, financiers, urban planners, policymakers, and real estate experts. This event is a melting pot of ideas and strategies, fostering connections and collaborations in the Boston real estate market.

 

For questions regarding content, speaking, and sponsorship opportunities, please email our Event Producer, Joshua Piquion, at joshua.piquion@bisnow.com

To request disability-related accommodations, please contact ally.araco@bisnow.com no later than seven business days prior to the event.

Venue

Seaport Hotel
One Seaport Lane
Boston, MA 02210

Ballroom: Lighthouse Ballroom


Parking Information:

Hotel Self parking rate - $28 in indoor, underground garage

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Agenda

Time Activity
8:00 AM
9:00 AM
Pre-Event Networking
9:00 AM
9:45 AM
Delivering Affordable Housing: Development Strategies for Achieving True Affordability
1) Understand the dynamics of public-private partnerships and how to take advantage of these relationships.
2) Learn the ways government officials are looking to streamline the approval and permitting process.
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Networking Break
10:00 AM
10:45 AM
Diving Into Design, Build & the Preservation of Affordable Housing
1) Understand the importance of building sustainable, resilient and carbon-neutral housing.
2) Learn the different government incentives available that are in place to preserve housing.
10:45 AM
11:30 AM
Exploring Financing: Creative Approaches to Filling the Capital Stack
1) Understand the requirements for different types of funding and the ways you can stack them.
2) Learn about the available funding options for developers and how to make deals pencil in today's market.
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
Post-Event Networking

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