Thank you to our generous 2024 sponsors! Read below to learn about their roles in affordable housing and economic development.


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LIHTC
Novogradac has assisted clients in closing billions of dollars in Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) transactions and is recognized nationally for expertise in the LIHTC program. Our leadership in the LIHTC field extends to our conferences, workshops, publications, periodicals, podcasts and software. We serve for-profit corporations, nonprofits, governmental housing authorities and state finance agencies that develop, finance or otherwise support affordable housing.

Novogradac expertise includes guiding clients through the underlying tax, structuring and business issues of the tax credit program, offering such services as:

  • Accounting services
  • Transactions services and tax consulting
  • Investor services and consulting
  • Compliance services
  • Valuation and appraisal services
  • Transaction and compliance consulting
  • And more

NMTC
Novogradac has advised clients in closing billions of dollars of New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) transactions. We’ve specialized in the NMTC since the program’s inception and can provide with proven solutions that address the complexity of challenging deals. We will help guide you through the underlying tax, structuring and business issues of the NMTC program, while focusing on your business objectives.

Novogradac has developed the resources and expertise to provide unmatched value to our clients in the NMTC community in a thorough and efficient manner.

Our services include:

  • Audit, attest and tax services, helping clients understand and apply the rules and principles for the NMTC program
  • Transaction services to help address and resolve complex business and tax issues
  • Comprehensive compliance services, including policies and procedures, investor reporting and monitoring, on-site training and the myriad reports required in the program
  • Community development entity (CDE) certification application
  • NMTC allocation application preparation
  • Valuation and appraisal services, including appraisal and real estate market analysis
  • Economic impact analysis, using Impact Analysis for Planning (IMPLAN) software
  • And more

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RBC Community Investments is a leading syndicator of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Workforce Housing Investments, Renewable Energy Tax Credits, Historic Tax Credits, and State Tax Credits. By creating well-structured investments, our team of experienced professionals craft equity solutions that help drive the successful development of affordable multifamily communities and renewable energy projects nationwide.

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Raymond James Affordable Housing Investments (RJAHI) was launched with the inception of the tax credit program in 1986, and has become one of the largest syndicators of low income housing tax credits in the United States, raising in excess of $1 billion annually.  To date, RJAHI has raised more than $16 billion in equity for over 2,500 properties. Further, since 1999 RJAHI has partnered with more than 60 TDHEs in the development of 150 properties, representing 4,500+ units. RJAHI is a proven partner to TDHEs, and provides an experienced asset management group to partner with over the life of the project.

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U.S. Bancorp Impact Finance, a subsidiary of U.S. Bank, is an industry leader in providing financial solutions that help create positive impact for communities and the environment. For 35 years, its tax credit investments and syndications, lending and other financial solutions have helped create affordable housing, spur economic activity in underserved communities, restore historic buildings, develop renewable sources of energy, and strengthen community development financial institutions (CDFIs) nationwide. As of Dec. 31, 2023, it has $46.2 billion in tax credit equity investments: $5.9 billion in current loan commitments to affordable housing, environmental and renewable energy projects, CDFIs and other community development intermediaries, and has raised $17.9 billion of federal tax equity to support social and environment projects in communities nationwide. Learn more at usbank.com/impactfinance.

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Ginsberg Jacobs LLC is a highly experienced and client-focused commercial real estate law firm. Our team provides customized advice and support across a wide range of real estate matters, including acquisitions and dispositions of property, commercial finance, construction and development, corporate, leasing, litigation, private equity and joint ventures, tax credits and opportunity zones, taxation, telecom, and workouts and restructurings. We work closely with our clients to understand their unique needs and to provide tailored solutions to meet their objectives. We are dealmakers, counselors and skillful negotiators. At Ginsberg Jacobs, we provide comprehensive and effective real estate solutions to help our clients achieve their goals. Building your vision. This is why we do it.

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Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 1,000 attorneys in 23 offices nationwide. Recognized as one of the top firms for excellent client service and client relationships, Polsinelli is committed on meeting our clients’ expectations of what a law firm should be. Our attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight with a focus on health care, real estate, finance, technology, private equity, and corporate transactions. Polsinelli LLP in California, Polsinelli PC (Inc) in Florida.

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Red Stone Equity Partners is a leading real estate investment firm specializing in the syndication of Low Income Housing Tax Credits and Renewable Energy Tax Credits to facilitate the development of affordable multifamily housing communities and renewable energy projects. Founded in 2007, Red Stone Equity has raised roughly $9 billion in tax credit equity for the development and rehabilitation of more than 62,000 units in 48 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. The firm has offices in Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, New York, and San Diego.

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AMERIND, the only 100% Tribally-owned insurance provider based in New Mexico, offers a comprehensive line of affordable insurance products. In addition, AMERIND provides strategic planning for Tribal broadband deployment for Tribal governments and business enterprises throughout Indian Country. In business since 1986, AMERIND solutions have saved Tribes millions of dollars — all while strengthening Native American communities and economies and elevating Tribal sovereignty. AMERIND is an AM Best-rated “A-“ company.

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Ballard Spahr has about 600 attorneys in 15 offices across the country. The firm is a national leader working at the forefront of legal and business elements of housing and community development projects, including LIHTC, NMTC, and Opportunity Zones. Angela Christy has closed over 300 LIHTC transactions, including over 100 projects in Indian Country. Nicole Simmons practices in the firm’s Phoenix office and assists Tribal entities with a variety of business and real estate transactions. Ballard Spahr is well positioned to provide innovative solutions to assist with housing and community development transactions.

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Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco (FHLBank San Francisco) is a member-owned cooperative wholesale bank. We support affordable housing, equitable access to homeownership, and economic development by partnering with our member financial institutions in Arizona, California and Nevada to deliver grants and discounted credit to local affordable housing developers and community organizations. Since 1990, FHLBank San Francisco’s Affordable Housing Program (AHP) has awarded over $1.3 billion to support the construction, rehabilitation, or purchase of approximately 150,000 homes affordable to lower-income individuals and families. Together with our members and other partners, we are making the communities we serve more vibrant, equitable and resilient. Learn more at fhlbsf.com/community-programs.

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Hunt Capital Partners (HCP) is the syndication division of Hunt Companies, Inc. (Hunt). HCP specializes in the syndication of Federal and State Low-Income Housing, Historic and Solar Tax Credits. Since inception in 2010, HCP has raised over $3.3 billion in tax credit equity (including $75 million of tax credit equity for Tribal housing projects).

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At Kappcon, we strive to build honest relationships with diverse institutional customers that allow us to use our experience, expertise and creativity to solve problems, produce quality construction and drive results that become long-lasting and profitable professional partnerships. Based in Tucson, AZ, we are proud to work with our local Tribal Nations to build quality housing.

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For 17 years, Pavilion Construction, has built affordable housing across the Western United States. Pavilion Construction has provided over 6,000 units of affordable housing, including 206 units of Tribal housing, with more in the ground today. With over 70 completed rural projects, we understand how to bring in resources to get a project done. We are dedicated to building your vision to provide lasting, durable and safe places for communities to call home.

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PKMR Engineers

TKJ Structural Engineering

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Apex Engineers Inc.