June 02 - 16, 2021

2021 Housing and Community Development Seminar Series



Housing and community development stakeholders should be mindful of recent developments at the state, federal and judicial level. In this three-part webinar series, we will unpack noteworthy changes that will impact this space.

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Session Three (Wednesday, June 16, 2021) – The Average Income LIHTC Minimum Set-Aside

In March 2018, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 created average income as a third possible minimum set-aside election for the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC). Income averaging (IA) permits owner of eligible LIHTC projects to designate units at 20% to 80% of area median gross income and include all of the units in LIHTC, provided that the average of the imputed incomes does not exceed 60%. However, the statute was complex and recently proposed regulations made income averaging less workable. This 60-minute webinar will cover the basic IA rules, the impact of the proposed regulations and possible changes in the regulations.


10:00 – 11:30 a.m. PT
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MT
Noon – 1:30 p.m. CT
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. BST

Webinars in This Series

Session One (Wednesday, June 2, 2021) — Year 15 Purchase Option and ROFR Issues

(Available on Demand)

In this 90-minute webinar, we will discuss various issues concerning Year 15 investor exits, including various judicial decisions and ongoing cases that shed light on option agreements, rights of first refusal (ROFR) and valuation questions.

Session Two (Wednesday, June 9, 2021) – What’s New With Historic Tax Credits and New Markets Tax Credits?

(Available on Demand)

How can the new 40%-plus increase in new markets tax credits (NMTC) allocation help real estate developments? How the pandemic has affected NMTC pricing? And what types of projects are NMTC allocatees looking for? This 60-minute webinar will answer these questions, and will also include discussion of federal regulations adopted in 2020 pertaining to historic tax credits, legislation intended to address the pandemic’s effect, and the current status of the Minnesota state historic tax credits.

Questions? Please contact Mesha Hegna Goodwill or call +1 612 766 7145.

Continuing Education Credit

This program has been approved only for the following continuing legal education credits:

  • Colorado: 1.5 live hours of general credit
  • Indiana: 1.5 distance hours of substantive general credit

An application for approval of this course has been submitted and is pending in the following states: Minnesota.


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