NH&RA is pleased to announce that CDFI Fund Director Donna J. Gambrell will deliver the Keynote Address at NH&RA’s Winter New Markets Tax Credit Symposium, March 10 at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida.

Donna J. Gambrell has served as Director of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund since November 26, 2007. The CDFI Fund expands the capacity of financial institutions to provide credit, capital, and financial services to underserved populations and communities in the United States as is the agency responsible for overseeing the New Markets Tax Credit program. Prior to the CDFI Fund, Gambrell held a number of important positions at the at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), most recently serving as served as the agency’s Deputy Director. Gambrell also played a leadership role in the Federal Coordinator for Gulf Coast Rebuilding, working on rebuilding initiatives in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, which struck the region in 2005.

About the NMTC Symposium
NH&RA’s NMTC Symposium is different than other industry events–the program combines state-of-the-art case studies with open-ended discussion on the most pressing transactional, legislative and regulatory issues facing the New Markets Tax Credit development industry. The intimate sessions draw the leading industry practitioners for thoughtful and interactive discussions among the various parties involved in NMTC transactions. NH&RA’s NMTC Symposia are routinely attended by top executives and staff from both the CDFI Fund and the private sector. They are the only events in the industry that bring together ALL of the major industry players for this type of industry forum.

Key discussion topics at this year’s symposium include:

  • State of the NMTC Investment Market;
  • Strategies to attract new NMTC Equity Investors;
  • State of the Leveraged Lender Marketplace;
  • Considerations for Lenders in Troubled Economic Times;
  • Alternative Leveraged Loan Sources & Structures;
  • Using NMTCs To Develop Mixed-Use Multifamily Real Estate
    Addressing Key Technical & Progromatic Issues Pertaining to Multifamily Projects with NMTCs;
  • Twinning NMTC With State and/or Federal Tax Credits;
  • Case Studies Involving Energy Tax Credits, Federal & State Historic Tax Credits & State NMTCs;
  • Analysis of State NMTC Credits & How They Work;
  • Congressional Renewal Updates;
  • Virginia Historic Tax Credit Fund 2001 LP, et al., v. IRS and How It Impacts Partnership Structures;
  • Addressing True Debt Concerns;
  • …and much more!

If you are a CDE, investor, leveraged lender, developer, attorney, accountant or consultant involved in New Markets Tax Credit transactions you cannot afford to miss this important opportunity to learn from and network with key leadership from the CDFI Fund and the leading practioners in the business. Click here to view the Symposium agenda.

Online registration is now open. Visit www.housingonline.com for details. This event is scheduled immediately prior to the NH&RA 2010 Affordable Housing Conference & Annual Meeting (March 11-13). Sign up for both events and save on your registration fee.

Questions? Contact Thom Amdur at 202-939-1753 or [email protected]. Please note that you will need to register through the NH&RA Annual Meeting Conference registration page.