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The Benefits of Investing in Affordable Housing
7:30 AM - 11:59 PM Knoxville Knox County Community Action Commitee
Date: October 26, 2018 to October 26, 2018
Where: Knoxville Knox County Community Action Commitee, 2247 Western Ave, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 37921
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Event Type: Business
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WHO? RENTAL PROPERTY OWNERS, REAL ESTATE PROFFESIONALS, DEVELOPERS, & NON-PROFIT AFFORDABLE HOUSING AGENCIES WHAT? THE ECONOMIC/FINANCIAL INCENTIVES OF AFFORDABLE HOUISING IN KNOXVILLE WHY? THE DEVELOPMENT OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING HAS A POSITIVE IMPACT NOT JUST ON FAMILIES WHO ABLE TO LIVE IN AFFORDABLE UNITS, BUT ON THE LOCAL ECONOMY AS WELL Conference Agenda: Increase in Payment Standards for Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers Debbie Taylor-Allen, Director of the KCDC Section 8 program Debbie has been with KCDC since 1991 and has worked with Multi-family, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Public Housing and Section 8. She currently directs the Section 8 program for over 4000 rental assisted units around Knoxville/Knox County. These include the Moderate Rehabilitation Program units, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) vouchers, Mainstream Vouchers, Homeownership and Regular Housing Choice Vouchers. She is a certified Section 8 Manager and Public Housing Manager. Before coming to KCDC in 1991, she was the property manager for seven years for over 480 units around Knoxville. She currently serves on the Family Crisis Center Advisory Board and she is the Co-Chair of the Knoxville/Knox County Homeless Coalition. She has been a member of the Community Leadership team since 2011. Affordable Housing Development and Investment John Shepard, Vice President, Elmington Capital Group  John is responsible for the acquisition and development of multifamily properties, including sourcing, entitlement, capital raising, structuring, and the development of new markets. John's expertise includes public finance and the structuring of public-private partnerships, particularly in the areas of affordable and mixed-income residential development. Prior to joining Elmington, he led the real estate activities of a land trust in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. John received a B.A. from The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee and a J.D. and M.B.A. from Harvard University.  Chris Osborne, COO