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We are pleased to announce that Mercedes Márquez, General Manager, Los Angeles Housing Department will be delivering the Luncheon Address for the 2009 Spring Developers Forum, May 11-12 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles, California.

Mercedes Márquez was appointed General Manager of the Los Angeles Housing Department (LAHD) in January 2004. LAHD is responsible for the direction, development and implementation of citywide housing production and preservation programs in Los Angeles. Under Ms. Márquez’s leadership LAHD has developed and maintained increased funding for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund and launched the Permanent Supportive Housing Program to finance housing for the chronically homeless. Ms. has led the effort to establish two land acquisition loan funds for affordable housing in Los Angeles; the first-in-the-nation $30 million Supportive Housing Fund, and the $100 million New Generation Fund. Together, these funds will facilitate the development of 1,500 units of permanent supportive housing and 8,000 units of affordable rental and for-sale housing.

We have also added several additional speakers to the program since our last update including:

  • Bill Cardon, Executive Director, Arizona Department of Housing, Phoenix, AZ

  • Joanie Jones-Kelly, Executive Director, California Debt Limit Allocation Committee, Sacramento, CA

  • And Many More…

There are too many new opportunities and changes happening in the affordable housing world for you to miss this event. Our members are the most sophisticated developers and professionals in the business program.

By joining us in Los Angeles you will be able to network with and learn from the best informed and most innovative developers involved in tax credit development, tax-exempt bond financing, FHA financing and the latest developments at HUD. Don’t take my word for it–the program speaks for itself. Click here to learn more…