Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law

This Forum's objectives are to: (1) serve as a clearinghouse for lawyers of information and programs related to affordable housing and community development; (2) serve as a coordinator of educational and training programs within the ABA for lawyers practicing in the area of affordable housing and community development; (3) during each Association year, hold one or more educational meetings; and (4) provide training programs focusing on new issues or ongoing concerns.

Income Averaging in LIHTC Projects - Where Are We Now?

 Income Averaging in LIHTC Projects - Where Are We Now?

November 20th, 2019 | 1 PM EST

Join our expert panelists for legal and compliance perspectives and industry updates on the "income averaging" set aside. Now that the set-aside is in its second full year, what has the impact been on the industry and on LIHTC transactions? What have we learned thus far and what questions remain?

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Chair's Message

I am so excited to be starting my year as Chair of the Forum. Having attended Forum meetings since 2005, its really meaningful to me to have the opportunity to serve our many wonderful and talented members.

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Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law

The Journal serves as a clearinghouse of information on programs related to affordable housing and community development law and provides training programs for lawyers and concerned laypersons.

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ABA Connect

This is a space for you to connect with other Affordable Housing Law members and committees through interactive discussions, content sharing, and much more.

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Michael Scher Award

You may submit recommendations for this award by April 12, 2019, by completing the attached Nomination Form and submitting it to Dawn R. Holiday of the ABA at In addition to the information requested on the form, also please specify, to your knowledge: (a) candidate’s current position/employment, and the length of time, if known, that Candidate has practiced in the Field; (b) candidate’s past positions/employment; and (c) candidate’s volunteer activities, with bar associations or other organizations. Please contact Dawn, me, or our Forum Chair, George Weidenfeller if you have any questions regarding this award.

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Financial Scholarships

Financial Scholarships are now available.

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Committee membership offers you the opportunity to exchange ideas and gain insight from others who share your interests and expertise.

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