(Webcast) Current Issues in Affordable Housing in New York City

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Program Co-Chair:
Rachel D. Jaffe
Goldstein Hall PLLC

Program Co-Chair:
Karol S. Robinson
Herrick, Feinstein LLP

  • This program will provide an inside perspective on the future of affordable housing in New York City.  Seasoned practitioners from the private and public sectors will discuss the role of the city, state and federal governments, in conjunction with for-profit developers and not-for-profit organizations, in building and preserving affordable housing. Participants will learn about the statutory, regulatory and business considerations underlying critical topics in affordable housing.

    Program Fee:
    $99 For Members | $199 For Nonmembers
    Government/Non-Profit/Academic: Free for Members | $70 Nonmember
    Small Law Firm Member & Non-Legal Professional:  $40

  • Panel 1: Affordable Housing Update Panel

    Joseph Lynch, Moderator
    Team Leader
    Nixon Peabody Affordable Housing Transaction Team

    Thehbia Hiwot
    SVP Multifamily Finance & Development, HCR

    Dean Santa
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
    Asset Management Division Director, Federal Region 2

    Marissa Schaffer
    Vice President, Transactions in the Real Estate Development Department
    New York City Housing Authority

    Meryl Block Weissman
    Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Operations & Analytics, HPD

    Panel 2: Housing Insecurity and Housing Court Panel

    Katherine O’Regan, Moderator
    NYU Wagner

    Fernando Mancias-Steinmann
    Supervising Attorney
    Bronx Legal Services’ Universal Access to Counsel Housing Practice

    Hon. Jean Schneider
    Citywide Supervising Judge for Housing Court

    Ramona Goodman
    Supervising Attorney
    Bronx County Litigation
    Novick Edelstein Pomerantz P.C.

    Panel 3: Homelessness Prevention and Policy Panel

    Julia Solo, Moderator
    Federated National Land, LLC

    Diane Louard-Michel
    Executive Director of The Lantern

    Molly Park
    First Deputy Commissioner NYC’s Department of Homeless Services

    Arlo Monell Chase
    Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Property Development at Services for the Underserved (SUS)

  • 9:00 am – 9:02 am                   Program Introduction

    9:02 am – 10:02 am                 Panel I: Affordable Housing Update Panel

    10:02 am – 10:17 am               Break

    10:17 am – 11:17 am               Panel II: Housing Insecurity and Housing Court Panel 

    11:17 am – 11:29 am               Break

    11:29 am -12:29 pm                Panel III: Homelessness Prevention and Policy Panel

    12:29 pm – 12:30 pm              Closing Remarks

  • NY: 3.0 professional practice
    NJ: 3.0 general
    CA: 3.0 general
    PA: 2.5 general

  • Sponsoring Association Committee:
    Housing and Urban Development, Rachel D. Jaffe and Karol S. Robinson, Co-Chairs

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Yelena Balashchenko, Manager, Business Development & Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | ybalashchenko@nycbar.org