Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, along with the BP oil spill, are a few of the disasters that affected communities recently and inspired this year’s conference theme, “Building Resilient Communities.” Other panels will focus on fair housing, low-income housing tax credits and community and economic development law.
Program highlights include:
“Disaster Assistance” — Panelists will engage in an interactive discussion about HUD disaster assistance programs, the federal response to disasters and the impact of the assistance.
Wednesday, May 22, 4 – 5:15 p.m.
“Stretching the Green Dollar — Energy-Oriented Financing to Preserve Affordable Housing” —Officials will discuss funding programs and tax incentives associated with energy financing designed to preserve public and affordable housing.
Thursday, May 23, 10 – 11:15 a.m.
“Rebuilding Community Infrastructure Post-Disaster” — Panelists will discuss how economic development policies impact the long-term economic development of a region.
Thursday, May 23, 3:45 – 5 p.m.
22nd Annual Forum on the Affordable Housing
and Community Development Law Conference
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
1330 Maryland Ave. SW
A complete agenda and updated list of speakers can be found online.
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