Novogradac 2022 Affordable Housing Developers Conference


Novogradac workshops give you a chance to gain detailed insight and knowledge about affordable housing, community development, historic preservation, opportunity zones or renewable energy fields.

From basics workshops (where you get an explanation of or refresher about the specific industry) to specialized, deep-dive workshops (where you get training and information to help you take the next step), the Novogradac preconference workshops add to your professional toolbox. Attend a workshop before one of our conferences to maximize your time learning about and networking with professionals within your specific industry.

Separate registration is required for workshops. The cost is $450 with conference registration, $550 workshop only.


Please note: Agenda is set for Atlantic Time


10:00 am - 5:00 pm

LIHTC Basics Workshop- additional fee required

The low-income housing tax credit world can be confusing, but this preconference workshop helps you navigate it well, explaining the roles, the types of tax credits, the ownership structures, the development timelines, the ways to avoid recapture and more.

2021 Fall Discussion Topics:


  • Affordable housing overview
  • Credits at a state and national level
  • Credit calculation at the building level
  • Typical ownership structure
  • Tax credit pricing
  • Qualified allocation plans
  • Development timeline
  • Acq/rehab deals
  • Minimum set-aside, income limits, rent limits
  • How credits are earned, claimed, and recapture

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Acquisition/Rehabilitation Overview- additional fee required

Learn about issues associated with acquiring existing residential rental real estate for the purpose of rehabilitating it under the LIHTC incentive, including how to initially qualify units for claiming LIHTCs, qualifying existing tenants, how to maximize credits and more.

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Build Back Better Insight- additional fee required

Learn more about the Build Back Better Act and provisions that affect affordable housing, including changes to the 50% test for PAB-financed properties, various basis boosts and what the increased 9% allocations mean to developers, investors and more. Also learn how renewable energy provisions in the legislation will provide an incentive for developers to include solar in affordable housing developments. Be informed on landmark housing legislation.