THE Development Essentials
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Event Date & Time

3/17/2020 8:30 AM - 3/17/2020 4:30 PM


Aurora, Colorado

RCAC is continually monitoring the COVID-19 situation, Center for Disease Control (CDC) updates and local public health department recommendations. Based on the latest information and out of an abundance of caution and concern for our staff and the communities we serve, we have made the decision to postpone until later on this year. We will reschedule this event when the CDC and public health authorities determine that the risk to public health from the coronavirus has passed.

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 THE Development Essentials 3-day course will provide participants with the essentials of the housing development process. In an interactive classroom setting, participants will learn:

  • The various partners involved in the development process.
  • How to determine the financial feasibility of a project.
  • The considerations in housing project underwriting.
  • The beneficial impact of leveraging IHBG with a range of available resources from Title VI to Low Income Housing Tax Credits.
  • How to apply these development principles to a case study, and their own housing projects.

THE Development Essentials course is for tribes and native communities that are NAHASDA Recipients. To encourage attendance by multiple key stakeholders, scholarships are only available for organizations that send more than one person from a native community or tribe. These additional stakeholders may be Housing Staff, Housing Board Members, Tribal Council Members, Planning Staff or native CDFI’s. In addition, a limited number of seats are open to nonprofit housing developers currently working in or looking to expand their work on native lands.

Participants will come away with concepts and strategies they can put to practical use in their communities. The wait list analysis tool will allow them to generate data from their own wait lists, make the case for particular paths to action and will support their efforts to raise outside funds for housing programs and development.

This course will be taught by expert trainers Cielo Gibson, Erika Holzhauer and Eileen Piekarz.

March 17, 18, 19. Aurora, Colorado

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HYATT Regency Aurora Denver CC 13200 E 14th Pl, Aurora, CO 80011

Per diem rate: $149

Parking cost: discounted at $6

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