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Thursday May 8, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM EDT
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Portsmouth Harbor Events & Conference Center 
100 Deer Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801

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Amanda Flitter 
New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority 

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2014 Multi-family Housing Conference 

Join us and the Northern New England Housing Investment Fund for a day dedicated to the
latest issues in the multi-family housing market. Topics to be covered include current
demographic and market trends affecting multi-family housing, navigating "Year 15" issues for project owners and partnerships, affordable housing preservation, and funding opportunities.

Registration for this event is $35 and includes continental breakfast and lunch. Regsitration closes Thursday, May 1. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Click here for driving directions. The closest parking areas are the High/Hanover parking garage and the Sheraton Hotel lot. Both of these locations charge $1/hour. Visit for information about additional parking in the area and parking rates.

Tentative Agenda

8:00-8:30        Registration

8:30-8:45        Welcome by Dean Christon, Executive Director of New Hampshire Housing

8:45-9:45        Recent Market Assessment and the Implications for the Multi-family
                       Development Community

9:45-10:00      Break

10:00-12:00    The Aging Affordable Housing Portfolio: Things Owners and Developers
                       Need to Know

What are your options when you near the end of the 15 year investment period? We'll discuss ways to maintain relationships with your multi-family investors even after this initial period
draws to a close. We'll also learn about the different options that have been used to keep New Hampshire’s aging multi-family housing energy efficient and affordable for both property
owners and tenants.

Moderator: Jan McCormick, Vice President, Asset Management, Northern New England Housing Investment Fund

Panelists: Art Casavant, Vice President and CRA Officer, Peoples United Bank; Tom Giblin, Attorney, Nixon Peabody; Tom Gioia, CPA, Otis Atwell;  John Kaminski, Attorney, Drummond Woodsum; Andrew Boyle, Director, Asset Management, New Hampshire Housing

12:00-1:00      Lunch/Networking

1:00-2:15        Funding Opportunities for the Existing Multi-family Portfolio
                       Jim Menihane, Director, Housing Development, New Hampshire Housing

Learn more about proposed funding opportunities for 2014-2015. This session will cover debt
and subsidy, the equity market, and case studies.

2:15-2:30        Break

2:30-3:00        The Affordable Housing Community's Role in Addressing the Needs of
                       People with Mental Illness
                       Ry Perry, NH Department of Health and Human Services
                       Chris Miller, Managing Director, Management & Development, 
                       New Hampshire Housing

This presentation by the Department of Health and Human Services and New Hampshire
Housing will provide an overview of the affordable housing community's role in providing community-based housing for people with mental illnesses.

3:00-3:30       Governor Maggie Hassan & Closing Remarks