Unmute the Mic – Niche Financing & Gap Sources

May 27, 2021

3:00-4:30 pm ET


Join NH&RA on May 27 at 3:00 pm ET for the next edition of our Unmute the Mic Town Hall Series, which will explore three creative financing tools that can support your next affordable or workforce housing project.

Program Highlights


HUD’s newest twist on the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Program: the Faircloth-to-RAD Conversion option. This new RAD tool allows housing authorities with the existing Faircloth Authority to create new, deeply rent-assisted housing. There is an existing Federal authority to provide deep rent assistance for nearly 220,000 new “Faircloth-to-RAD” units. Learn how this new tool works and how developers and PHAs develop projects today.

Fannie Mae’s Sponsor-Initiated Affordability

Fannie Mae recently announced a new financing product to support workforce housing — its Sponsor-Initiated Affordability (SIA). SIA provides better pricing and underwriting flexibility to incentivize the voluntary creation or preservation of affordable units to tenants earning 80% of Area Median Income (AMI) or less. Learn how to leverage this new product to support your next workforce, mixed-income, or naturally occurring affordable housing project.

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)

Property Assessed Clean Energy is a financing mechanism that enables low-cost, long-term funding for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water conservation projects. Property owners love PACE because they can fund projects with no out-of-pocket costs. Since PACE financing terms extend to 20 years, it’s possible to undertake deep, comprehensive retrofits with meaningful energy savings and a significant impact on the bottom line. Learn how and where multifamily and affordable housing owners leverage PACE financing to support their new projects and existing portfolios.

Featured speakers:

  • Thom Amdur, President, National Housing & Rehabilitation Association MODERATOR
  • Tom Davis, Director, Office of Recapitalization, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Angela Kelcher, Senior Director of Affordable Production, Fannie Mae
  • Daniel Rosen, Partner, Klein Hornig LLP
  • Sal Tarsia, Managing Partner, CastleGreen Finance, LLC

Registration Fees

Conference Registration
Cutoff Date NH&RA Member Non-Member
Regular Rate
May 27, 2021
$0.00 $75.00