In this mid-term election year, DC policy insiders discuss the legislative and regulatory landscape for Low Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) and other affordable housing priorities, including the Biden Administration’s Housing Supply Action Plan, restoring and expanding 9% allocations and adjusting the private activity bond-financing threshold to maximize production, the outlook for HUD multifamily programs, COVID fiscal recovery funds, the proposed Neighborhood Homes Credit, Community Reinvestment Act regulatory reform, final Average Income Test regulations, and other key regulatory actions affecting affordable rental housing. 


Peter J. Lawrence

Director, Public Policy and Government Relations, Novogradac Consulting LLP

Policy Experts

Ethan Handelman

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Multifamily, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Ellen Lurie Hoffman

Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Community and Economic Development | U.S. Department of the Treasury

Jennifer Schwartz

Director of Tax and Housing Advocacy, National Council of State Housing Agencies