All sessions will be held in the University Ballroom
10:00 – 10:30 am – Registration & Refreshments
10:30 – 10:45 am – Welcome
10:45 – 11:35 am – Syndicator & Lender Update
This session will provide a moderated market update from a panel of affordable multifamily debt and equity providers. Get answers to your questions regarding changes in tax credit equity pricing and availability, debt interest rates and terms, and deal structuring changes.
Enjoy a plated lunch while hearing from Keynote Speaker, Sarah Lucas, Office of Rural Development Deputy Director at MDARD. In this role, Lucas supports the strategic needs of rural Michigan, including economic and workforce development, infrastructure, public health, and environmental sustainability.
2:45 – 3:20 pm -MSHDA Update
Kelly Rose, Chief Housing Solutions Officer and Acting Chief Housing Investment Officer, shares updates on what’s new at MSHDA with regard to the QAP, LIHTC, direct lending, and other topics in MSHDA’s future.
3:20 – 3:45 pm – USDA – RD Update
USDA – RD’s Nancie-Ann Bodell, Deputy Administrator, shares agency updates and discusses topics previously submitted by MRDC attendees.
3:45 – 4:30 pm – CARH Update
Chris Potterpin, President of the Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH) will discuss the latest legislative and regulatory issues impacting the affordable rural housing industry nationwide.
4:30 – 6:00 pm – Networking Reception
Enjoy Cocktails & Light Hors d’oeuvres on the Ballroom Terrace while networking with fellow MRDC members and representatives from MSHDA, RD, and CARH.
The Marriott East Lansing has a $174 room rate for MRDC Conference attendees. A limited number of rooms are available for October 10th and 11th at special pricing; pricing ends September 26th or until all rooms are gone.