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Welcome and Insights on Today’s Affordable Housing Crisis

  • Welcome by NAAHL Chair Merilyn Rovira, The Community Development Trust
  • Presentation: Chris Herbert, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

Keynote: HUD Deputy Secretary Adrianne Todman


Panel: The View from DC: Legislation and Election Outlook

  • Bryan Blom, Porterfield, Fettig & Sears, LLC
  • Dwight Fettig, Porterfield, Fettig & Sears, LLC

Panel: Strategies for Creating and Preserving Affordable Housing

  • Moderator: Buzz Roberts, NAAHL
  • Rafael Cestero, The Community Preservation Corporation
  • Michael Lear, The Community Development Trust
  • Dan Magidson, Enterprise Housing Credit Investments
  • Bobby Rozen, Policy Attorney

Panel: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities: A Fireside Chat with Two Veteran Leaders

  • Moderator: Merilyn Rovira, The Community Development Trust
  • Joe Flatley, Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation (Former CEO)
  • Jack Markowski, Community Investment Corporation (Former CEO)

Panel: Supporting Developers of Color

  • Moderator: Joe Flatley, Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation
    (Former CEO)
  • Julissa Carielo, DreamOn Group
  • Mark James, Urban Green, LLC
  • LaToya Kyle, Low Income Investment Fund
  • Lydia Smith, National Equity Fund

Presentation: Impact Investing and Affordable Housing

  • Presentation by Bob Simpson, Multifamily Impact Council

Panel: Exploring Special Purpose Credit Programs and More

  • Moderator: Maureen Yap, National Fair Housing Alliance
  • J. Frank Vespa-Papaleo, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Cerita Battles, JPMorgan Chase
  • Pamela Perry, Freddie Mac
  • Ken Scott, Relman Colfax PLLC

Keynote: FDIC Acting Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg