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May 03, 2021

2021 Virtual Conference

2021 Virtual Conference

2021 Virtual Conference

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Opening Plenary - Racial Inequities in Housing and Community Development

  1. The Race Conversation About Housing

1A - Combatting Homelessness, Protecting Residents and the Impact of 2020 on Owners

  1. CDC-Eviction-Moratorium-03292021_Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions
  2. CDC Frequently Asked Questions
  3. NHLP_ CDC-Eviction Moratorium_ Revised Analysis
  4. Treasury Department FAQ on Emergency Rental Assistance
  5. Fast-Facts_2021 Debt_Collection-Eviction-IFR_2021-04
  6. Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

1B - RAD and Public Housing Repositioning

  1. RAD and Public Housing Repositioning

1C - Tax Twisters and Creative Real Estate Structures

  1. Outline
  2. Reference

1D - Professional Development & Lessons Learned for COVID-19: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

1E - FHA Multi Family Update: The 202 MAP Guide and the Latest on Remote Closings

  1. 2020 MAP Guide - Chapter 19 – Closing
  2. HUD Contingency Plan for Closings -03162020 Memorandum

1F - State Agency Perspective on New LIHTC Policies

  1. NCHSA Recommended Practices in Housing Credit Admin
  2. NCSHA Comment Letter on IRS Housing Credit Average Income Test Proposed  Rule
  3. NCSHA Letter to IRS, Treasury Urges Guidance


  1. Notice H 2021-01: Continued Availability of Funds for COVID-19 Supplemental Payments for Properties Receiving Project-Based Rental Assistance under the
    Section 8, Section 202, or Section 811 Programs
  2. Notice PIH 2021-01 Use of Expired Guidance
  3. Notice PIH 2021-05: Use of Shared Housing in the Housing Choice Voucher Program
  4. Notice PIH 2021-07: Demolition and/or disposition of public housing property, eligibility for tenant-protection vouchers, and associated requirements
  5. Notice PIH 2021-10: Implementation of the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021
  6. Funding Provisions for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, and Availability of FFY 2020 Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Set-Aside Funds for Second Round Per Unit Cost (PUC) Increases due to Unforeseen Circumstances 
  7. Notice PIH 2021-12: Implementation of Public Housing Operating Fund Shortfall Funding from Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021 Appropriations
  8. HUD PIH COVID FAQ (Updated February 5, 2021)
  9. Federal Register Notice: Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19
  10. HHS/CDC COVID FAQ (Updated February 5, 2021)
  11. Deal Tribal Leader Letter (Dated March 30, 2021)
  12. Letter from Secretary of HUD Regarding REAC Inspections 4-23-2021


  1. IRS Treasury Discussions on LIHTC Issues
  2. Rate Bulletin 2
  3. Proposed Average Income Test Regs
  4. Final Forum Leaders AIT Comment Letter
  5. LIHTC Average Income Comment Letter
  6. AHTCC Comment Letter
  7. NCSHA Comment Letter
  8. 2021-12606_TNT Docs
  9. Notice 2021-12
  10. Notice 2020-23 Internal Revenue Services
  11. Notice 2020-53 Internal Revenue Services
  12. Notice 2021-17 Internal Revenue Services
  13. Instructions Form 8609A
  14. Form 8609 A 

2A - Elderly Housing Update: Navigating Section 202 and RAD for PRAC

  1. Outline RAD for PRAC
  2. Draft - RAD for PRAC - PBRA Closing Checklist
  3. Elderly Use Agreement - Subordination Agreement
  4. Legal Opinion
  5. RAD Consolidated Owner Certification
  6. RAD for PRAC Conversion Workflow
  7. RAD for PRAC Use Agreement
  8. Sample Certification and Assurances for 202 RAD PRAC Closing_3.16.21
  9. Termination and Release Template

2B - LIHTC Hot Topics

  1. Comments on Income Averaging submitted by members of Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development
  2. Complaint _Illiff v. Dominium
  3. Docket_Illiff v. Dominium
  4. Developer Accused of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Fraud - Law360
  5. Internal Revenue Service -Notice-2021-12
  6. Internal Revenue Service Income Averaging Regulations

2D - Community Economic Development, Supporting Small Business in these Current Times Community Economic Development, Supporting Small Business in these Current Times

  1. COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan
  2. Resources for Small Businesses
  3. Paycheck Protection Plan: (FAQs) on PPP Loan Forgiveness
  4. PPP Loan Forgiveness FAQs
  5. LISC National Small Grant Makes
  6. 4-23 LISC Handout Small Business Grant Capacity 4-22-2021
  7. Grant-Makers Must Build Equity into the Details Next City

2E - Fair Housing and Asset Management

  1. Fair Housing and Asset Management 
  2. Accessibility Rehab
  3. Federal Actions To Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations
  4. 2012 – 2015 Environmental Justice Strategy U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  5. HUD Environmental Justice Strategy
  6. Fair Housing and Environmental Justice: New Strategies and Challenges

2F - Year 15 Roadblocks and Solutions

  1. Year 15 - Roadblocks and Solutions
  2. Investors Mine For Profits In Affordable Housing, Leaving Thousands of Tenants at Risk (Permission granted by WBUR)

Special Thanks to our Bronze Sponsors

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2021 Firm Sponsors

  • Applegate Thorne-Thomsen, P.C.
  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP 
  • Ballard Spahr, LLP 
  • Buchalter 
  • The Banks Law Firm 
  • Bocarsly Emden Cowan Esmail & Arndt LLP 
  • Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP 
  • Cassin & Cassin LLP 
  • Dentons US LLP 
  • Fox Rothschild, LLP 
  • Goldfarb & Lipman, LLP 
  • Holland & Knight, LLP 
  • Jones Walker, LLP 
  • Kantor Taylor, PC 
  • Klein Hornig, LLP 
  • Kutak Rock, LLP 
  • Reno Cavanaugh, LLP 
  • Troutman Pepper 
  • Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A


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CLE Credit

The ABA will seek 5.00 hours of CLE credit in 60-minute states, and 6.00 hours of CLE credit for this program in 50-minute states.  Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules.  Please visit the website for program CLE details or visit for general information on CLE at the ABA.  For more information about CLE accreditation in your state, visit or contact Dawn R. Holiday [email protected] or 312-988- 5660.

Florida Bar regulators have stated that attorneys will not receive Florida credit for this ABA program, even if they self-apply.