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Opening Remarks


Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (D-OH) Member, House Financial Services Committee, Charles Hillman, of Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (OH) introduces Congresswoman Joyce Beatty. The Congresswoman speaks about her first job working at a housing authority in Dayton, and the importance of strong work ethic. She reminds participants they have a voice, and they need to use it to advocate for efforts to move RAD forward.

Session 1: What Just Happened?

What We Know and Don’t Know Since the 2016 Elections - Recording of Live Event


Joseph Shuldiner, Municipal Housing Authority of City of Yonkers CLPHA’s Sunia Zaterman introduces three panelists and their extensive backgrounds in housing. Joe shares his perspective on broad housing themes, including administration change and impact tax reform could have on housing.


Erika Poethig, Urban Institute Erika discusses why the HUD secretary is important, and shares insights on administration transition and potential impacts expected at HUD


William Kelly, Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future Bill Kelly shares his experience and provides insights on why he believes this transition will be as unconventional as the election.

Session 2: State of RAD

Success with RAD - Recording of Live Event


Stephen Holmquist, Reno & Cavanaugh PLLC, Thomas Davis, Office of Recapitalization, Department of Housing and Urban Development Steve Holmquist moderates a discussion with Tom Davis, updating the numbers on RAD conversions and closings, and offering insights into transaction management, a new RAD resource page, submission frameworks, and newly available checklists. The panelist answers burning questions from participants about waivers, Faircloth limits, convert pending transfers, section 18, relocation and more…


Leading Practices in RAD- Recording of Live Event Learn more about what’s working from leading practioners. Lydia Ely shares how San Francisco achieved scale and equity. James Cox provides experience and insights about self-development in Greensboro, and Sylvia Blanco discusses Austin’s successful efforts to preserve properties, and what it took to push back and win.

Session 3: What's Working, What's Not

RAD Financing – What’s Working, What’s Not - Recording of Live Event


Panelists discuss the latest trends in RAD financing. John Maneval provides an inside perspective on how build relationship with HFA from his vantage point at Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. Brian Robinson of HAI Group and Harry Tepper of RBC introduce a new financial product available for PHA sponsored LIHTC deals. Jeffrey Patterson of Cuyahoga Metro provides a look ahead for PHA and the challenges that will need to be embraced.