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Introduction Topics

Overview of Affordable Housing Programs in Texas

Get an overview of all of the various affordable housing programs available in Texas. This webinar is perfect for affordable housing newcomers and for those who may not be familiar with other, lesser-known programs and who would like a general overview of the variety of ways that affordable housing can get built in Texas. Panelists will review everything from 9% and 4% LIHTC equity and bond programs to PFCs, PACE, and other credits such as Historic, Energy and more! If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

RFAD-Navigating a Challenging Process

This informative webinar discusses the ins and outs of the “third party request for administrative deficiency (RFAD)” process for 9% competitive applications. Ahead of the upcoming deadline, you’ll want to join our panel of industry experts as they explain the details of this nuanced process from the perspective of applicants, those who are making the third-party requests, and TDHCA staff. When you attend this webinar, you’ll learn key aspects of making a RFAD request, the procedures TDHCA uses to process these requests, and how to prepare for the possible outcomes of an RFAD.

How to Do a Bond Deal in Texas

Join our “Under 40” affordable housing experts as they walk through the process of doing a bond deal in Texas. Topics will include state-specific considerations and innovative financial structuring techniques for today’s interest rate environment. Excellent content for all ages, our panelists will also share words of wisdom for those new to the affordable housing industry. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

The ABC’s of PFCs

This webinar provides a foundation for understanding Public Facilities Corporations (PFC’s) as a tool for economic development and workforce housing. The panelists discuss the benefits of this financing structure, how it has been used to date, identify potential pitfalls, and assess possible impacts on it in the upcoming legislative session. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Texas QAP 101 – The Essentials

This webinar covers critical items regarding what you most need to know about the Texas QAP. The topics include how the process works, the important components and deadlines of the housing tax credit cycle, and what to be on the lookout for as pitfalls to avoid in your applications. Our industry experts provide a broad overview and answer your questions about the nuances of the program in Texas. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Introduction to Housing Tax Credits

This 2-hour introductory workshop provides a deep dive into the housing tax credit program in Texas. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Bond Boot Camp

Panelists discuss the basics of private activity bond (PAB) administration in Texas, including the many users of PABs and the process by which reservations are issued. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

More Topics

What’s My Real Estate Tax?

In this webinar, we navigate all things real estate taxes outside of the PHA/HFA exemptions. From CHDO real estate and retail tax exemptions, our panelists will review the considerations you should take when structuring your deal. You’ll also hear tips for estimating real estate taxes during and after construction, get the inside scoop on how appraisal districts evaluate, calculate and consider tax appeals! If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

9% LIHTC Applications – Getting it Right

Unlock the secrets to preparing a 9% LIHTC application that will make a good impression and save you time! This webinar will delve into crucial topics including material vs. non-material items, application reviewer pet peeves, formatting tips, map creation tools, which areas to focus on (and which ones not to), and more. Join us for an insightful session with industry experts that will elevate your LIHTC Application game and provide valuable tips and tricks. Don’t miss this opportunity to sharpen your skills and streamline your approach to competitive 9% LIHTC applications! If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Efficient Design for Utilizing Govt Green Initiatives

Many affordable housing developers and stakeholders wish to utilize Green Initiatives and Programs that have been funded recently by state and federal programs, including those within the Inflation Reduction Act. Our team of design professionals walk through the process of planning to use these programs from the initial stages of development, in order to use them efficiently. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

2024 Bond Lottery Recap

This webinar will provide a recap of the 2024 Private Activity Bond Lottery, including demand and understanding which projects will receive reservations in January 2024. Panelists will break down the lottery results and provide valuable information on next steps relating to the 4% housing tax credit application process. Understanding when you submit your 4% application is critical in this competitive bond allocation process. If you didn’t receive a favorable lottery number, what does that mean for timing of your reservation and submission of your 4% tax credit application? If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Creative Financing – Utlizing old & New Resources Innovatively to Maximize Outcomes in a Tough Environment

Join our panel of experts as we discuss the rapidly changing environment for structuring developments in Texas. We’ll highlight programs and financing methods that you may have heard of before, but never had the time to fully vet. This presentation will provide an overview of current capital structuring methods, the Texas PACE program, and CDFIs.  If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Detailing the DRAFT 2024 QAP

The Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs’ (TDHCA) draft Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) is out for 2024. Join us for this webinar where TAAHP’s QAP Committee Co-Chairs, along with our moderator, Education Committee Co-Chair Darren Smith, dive into the details. We’ll cover proposed changes, areas of concern and discuss potential calls to action to address various provisions before the close of this year’s public comment period. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

PFCs 102 – An Update on Recent Changes

As a follow-up to our “ABCs of PFCs,” this webinar dives deeper into the world of Public Facility Corporations (PFCs). Panelists will cover the recent legislative changes, impacts to existing and future deals, ways to preserve and create more affordable housing, and how to navigate the challenging market conditions. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Where Are We Now? Construction Costs, Supply Chain & Mitigation Strategies

Get an update on construction costs and supply chain challenges. Since the onset of the pandemic, developers are facing steep price increases and are seeking mitigation strategies to tamper down development costs. This panel will discuss where the market is now, what to expect going forward and offer creative mitigation strategies to weather the storm. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Year 15 Exit Strategy

Planning and executing a successful Year 15 exit strategy with the General Partner and the Limited Partner starts at the inception of the transaction. From the initial negotiation and drafting of the LOI and other transaction documents and throughout the life of the partnership, year-15 should be kept top-of-mind. This session explores and provides tips and best practices to help parties plan, negotiate and execute on a planned exit in year 15. The presentation includes a discussion of Rights of First Refusal, Purchase Options and Buyouts. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Compliance Hot Topics & Much, Much More!

New rules are out! On this Webinar our panelist will discuss the latest on Average Income from the recent IRS publication. We will also cover how this will impact us here in Texas with TDHCA rule changes and updates. But there is more… This panel also plans to cover the impact to PFCs, anything new or updated with INSPIRE, HOTMA and of course its that time of year, annual reporting with our AOCRs. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Taking the “NOT” out of NIMBY: Recognizing, Addressing and Conquering Local Barriers

This webinar brings together panelists with a diverse range of experience in facing Not in My Backyard (NIMBY) opposition. We will discuss the various ways NIMBYism can show up, from the community level to the institutional level, strategies to address them, and share real-world data and success experiences. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

2023 QAP Significant Changes Review

This program reviews the significant changes made to the 2023 Texas Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP). TAAHP QAP Committee Co-Chairs Quinn Gormley of Fishpond Development and Lora Myrick of Betco Consulting take a deep dive into the changes, including any changes or adjustments made by Governor Abbot by the December 1st deadline for release. They will also walk through how these changes will impact the development of housing tax credit properties in Texas. You must be a TAAHP Member to view this Webinar (login required).

2023 Bond Lottery Recap

This webinar will provide a recap of the 2023 Private Activity Bond Lottery, including demand and understanding which projects will receive reservations in January 2023. Panelists will break down the lottery results and provide valuable information on next steps relating to the 4% housing tax credit application process. Understanding when you submit your 4% application is critical in this competitive bond allocation process. If you didn’t receive a favorable lottery number, what does that mean for timing of your reservation and submission of your 4% tax credit application? If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Debt & Equity & Latest Executions

This webinar will include a legislative update, including the proposed competing PAB uses, 50% test changes and recycling rules. Interest rate trends and bond market dynamics will also be discussed. Additionally, panelists will review topics covered at our last Texas Housing Conference in July and what we can expect as we close out our 3rd Quarter. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

3rd Party Reports in LIHTC Applications

This webinar covers each 3rd party report required for LIHTC applications in Texas. We’ll discuss each report’s importance and the main points that TDHCA focuses on when reviewing them. These reports also set the foundation of the housing development for a developer. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

The Power of the Non Profit — Application to Post Award, All the Way to Exit

This webinar addresses how to best evaluate partnering with an nonprofit organization in the development of affordable housing. During the webinar we  discuss negotiating developer fee splits, important strategies for compliance and operations as well as how to successfully exit the the partnership in Year 15. Key concepts will include: Crafting the best partnership, Ownership and Compliance, and Best Strategies for a successful exit. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Pitfalls & Preparation for Tax Exempt Bonds

This webinar will address how to best prepare for the upcoming Texas Bond Review Board lottery process in October, as well as for ensuring that the required 4% applications for TDHCA are delivered timely and in a complete fashion. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Post Award LIHTC Development Best Practices

Developing affordable housing is riddled with layers of numerous requirements that often make even the best and most experienced multifamily developers stumble along the way. This webinar covers the most common roadblocks, pitfalls, and mishaps that occur after a developer gets an award of Housing Tax Credits, and how can you avoid them. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Innovative Financing Structures for LIHTC Development

A panel of the country’s leading experts give a Texas bond volume update and explore new creative structures and the latest developments on private activity bonds with 4% LIHTC as well as section 501c3 financings for multifamily rental housing. What works best for you in today’s rapidly changing, rising interest rate environment? Beginners and experienced professionals can find out here! The panel also highlights the exciting emergence of a major new tax-exempt bond structure that provides 100% financing for public authority and section 501c3 owners of workforce housing. With over $ 8 billion issued in the past two years, this structure requires no scarce private activity bond volume allocation. The panel includes a case study of the first two financings utilizing this structure which recently closed in Texas. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Pitfalls of Housing Tax Credit Applications & FAQ

As you prepare to submit your housing tax credit applications, you won’t want to miss out on this invaluable webinar to hear from experts on how to avoid the pitfalls commonly seen. Our panelists also review frequently asked questions. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

LIHTC Cost Certification

Panelists examine what goes into a final cost certification package, what is and is not included in eligible basis, and some common mistakes made when submitting the final cost certification package. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).

Average Income Explained

Panelists Jen Brewerton of Dominium, Stephanie Naquin of Novogradac, and Wendy Quackenbush of the Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs review the use of Average Income in affordable housing unit allocation and compliance, including recent IRS draft guidance. If you registered to attend this webinar live, on-demand viewing is included with your registration (login required).