Seminar: Low Income Housing Tax Credits Simplified

October 23, 2009

Over the past two decades, the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program has addressed the nation’s affordable housing needs by financing nearly two million low-income units. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland sponsered a half-day seminar on LIHTC at the Pittsburgh Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.

 

 

8:30 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

9:00 AM

Welcome

Joseph Ott, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Denise Kirk-Murray, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

9:10 AM

What is an LIHTC? The Basics of Tax Credits?

Terence Kimm, Reznick Group

9:45 AM

Who Uses Tax Credits? The Developer's Perspective

William Gatti, Trek Development Group

10:15 AM

Federal Home Loan Bank Financing Sources

John Bendel, Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh

10:45 AM

Break 

11:00 AM

How to Invest in a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit

Dana Boole, Community Affordable Housing Equity Corp.

11:45 AM

Why Invest in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits? The Regulatory Perspective

William Reeves, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency 

12:15 PM

Q & A Session

12:30 PM

Luncheon Address

Holly Glauser-Abel, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency 

1:30 PM

Closing Remarks

John Bendel, Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh