Affordable Housing Developers, Lenders and Investors Return to Miami for Annual Tax Credit Conference

Novogradac & Company LLP to Honor Winners of the Journal of Tax Credits Developments of Distinction Awards at its Tax Credit Developers Conference

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Novogradac Tax Credit Developers Conference

Novogradac Tax Credit Developers Conference

This gathering provides practitioners with an outstanding opportunity to collectively assess the state of the industry and markets in order to position projects for 2013 and beyond.

San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) November 27, 2012

Novogradac & Company LLP, a national certified public accounting and consulting firm, will once again host its annual Tax Credit Developers Conference at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach in Miami, Fla. Taking place from Jan. 10-11, 2013, the conference will bring together active, influential low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) practitioners to explore new and innovative ways that the LIHTC and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs can serve their interests. The Novogradac Tax Credit Developers Conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to stay informed about current strategies and legislation, including expert insight on the latest legal and tax issues, best practices and the public policy of the LIHTC and HUD programs. An emphasis on facilitating networking opportunities means that attendees will also be able to collectively identify ways to handle challenges stemming from an uncertain economic climate and connect with like-minded professionals who are also working toward the continued production of affordable housing.

“Collective discussion about potential challenges and innovations is extremely valuable for practitioners wanting to move forward in the LIHTC industry. With potentially major legislative changes coming, this conference is an especially timely opportunity,” says Susan Wilson, conference chairwoman and a partner in Novogradac & Company’s Austin, Texas office. “This gathering provides practitioners with an outstanding opportunity to collectively assess the state of the industry and markets in order to position projects for 2013 and beyond.”

Attendees will also be among the first to recognize the accomplishments of those being honored at the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Developments of Distinction awards. The awards, presented at a luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 10, recognize excellence
and honor outstanding achievement in the development of tax credit projects that had a meaningful and major impact on their community, demonstrated financial innovation or overcame significant obstacles in their development.

Taking a developer-centric look at the affordable housing market, expert panelists will examine the debt and equity markets, Year 15 issues, how to effectively utilize HUD programs and combining LIHTCs with renewable energy tax credits. Other panel discussions will focus on emerging issues and trends, such as how affordable housing is likely to be affected by the current administration, current property level compliance issues and market analysis, and case studies from Novogradac & Company’s Government Consulting and Valuation Advisory (GoVal) group. Rounding out Thursday’s sessions will be a beachside networking reception.

Attendees are also invited to arrive a day early to participate in LIHTC 101: The Basics, a pre-conference workshop held on Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., that will provide an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals of the LIHTC program. Separate registration is required and additional fees apply.

For more information on these workshops, conference details and the complete agenda, please go to http://www.novoco.com/events/lihtc/miami/index.php.

The Novogradac Tax Credit Developers Conference is co-hosted by SNR Denton. Sponsors include Prudential Mortgage Capital Company, R4 Capital Inc., Polsinelli Shughart PC, City Real Estate Advisors Inc.

Novogradac & Company LLP, a national certified public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., is consistently named by Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting as one of the top 50 accounting firms in the country. Inside Public Accounting also named the firm as one of the 25 best managed accounting firms in 2010 and the San Francisco Business Times has recognized it as one of only five companies that for five consecutive years has made its list of the Fastest Growing Companies in the Bay Area.

Novogradac & Company has offices in San Francisco and Long Beach, Calif., Portland, Ore., metro Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Ga., Detroit, Mich., St. Louis, Mo. and Kansas City, Mo., as well as in New York, N.Y., Boston, Mass., Dover, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, Austin, Texas, and Bellevue, Wash. For more information about Novogradac & Company LLP and its national accounting, consulting and valuation practice areas, please visit http://www.novoco.com.

For more information about Novogradac & Company LLP’s Tax Credit Developers Conference, contact Daniel Stern at 415.356.8064 or daniel.stern(aT)novoco.com.


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