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Although a diverse group, this group’s committees share the common thread of dealing with residential properties and issues that pertain to all types of residential properties. The committees include single and multi-family housing, senior housing and assisted living facilities, as well as affordable housing. These committees, with the exception of single family, also have a special emphasis on tax and zoning issues that pertain to multi-family/multi-generational residential housing.

Affordable Housing

This committee focuses on all aspects of the development, acquisition, financing and ownership of affordable housing, and the governmental programs and policies that support it, including the Community Reinvestment Act. Many of the committee members are involved with HUD programs, and the committee provides a forum to provide commentary for the development and administration of these programs, as well as to simplify the process involving these governmental programs. The committee publishes the Affordable Dirt newsletter.

Multi-Family Residential

This committee deals with all aspects of the development, sale, financing and ownership of multi-family residential property, including the impact of FHA, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and HUD programs. This committee focuses on the legal issues faced by landlords, property managers and tenants of rental housing and apartments.

Senior Housing and Assisted Living

This committee addresses the unique problems of providing housing and related services to seniors. The committee encompasses the continuing care retirement community, congregate care assisted living facilities and residential aspects of nursing care, including subsidies and other government programs. Single Family Residential This committee focuses on all aspects of the development, sale, financing and ownership of single-family residential property, including the impact of FHA, FNMA, FHLMC, VA and HUD programs.