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HDC Lenders Forum connects affordable housing sponsors with lenders and refinancing products. View photos.
Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Representatives of 21 affordable housing agencies gathered with lenders and HDC asset management and finance staff on September 14 to share information about property refinancing options and products. The half-day event, co-hosted by HUD at the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Office Building in downtown Portland featured presentations, panel discussions and networking opportunities: 

“Debt 101” presentation by Joni Hartmann, HDC deputy director and HDC Community Fund executive director.

Panel discussion of loan and bond products, facilitated by Emily Schelling, HDC director of asset management and industry support.

“FHA Spotlight” presentation by Tom Azumbrado, HUD San Francisco multifamily hub director.

Panel discussion of industry trends, opportunities, challenges, and best practices, facilitated by Margaret Salazar, HUD Portland field office director, and featuring representatives of Wells Fargo, Beneficial State Bank, U.S. Bank, Walker & Dunlop and ACRE Capital.

Tabling time for housing sponsors to meet directly with lenders.

Thanks to HUD for hosting, and to all participants for sharing their knowledge, questions and insights!

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