QAP: New, Notable, and Next


Tuesday, November 7: 10:45am – 12:15pm

Find out the latest in housing policy and OHFA priorities at this session, including the latest Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP). In addition, join our industry professionals for a look at what's on the horizon for tax reform.


Moderator:

Carlie Boos, Ohio Housing Finance Agency
Carlie J. Boos, Esq. is the Business & Project Administration Manager at the Ohio Housing Finance Agency where she works with a variety of housing financing products including the Housing Tax Credit program. Previously, she was responsible for developing and maintaining community recovery tools under the Neighborhood Initiatives Program and Save the Dream Ohio. After graduating from the Ohio State University and Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Ms. Boos practiced as a consumer rights attorney. She also worked as a consultant for The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law's faculty on consumer rights issues.


Speakers:

Bob Laux, Wild River Consulting Corp.
Bob Laux, President of Wild River Consulting Corp., has over 40 years of experience in the creation of community services and the development of housing options for people with disabilities. As President of Wild River Consulting Corp. (formerly Creative Management Associates out of Portsmouth, NH), Bob has become nationally recognized for his creative "home ownership" and "asset development" efforts on behalf of people with disabilities as well as others in need of affordable housing. Under his leadership this management group provided real estate and financial planning consultation, non-profit management services, training events and technical assistance in all 50 states, Canada, Australia and New Zealand involving over 350 non-profit agencies and state governments. Bob author of a publication by the NAPRFMR (currently ANCOR) entitled The Use Of Private Financial Resources To Create Housing Alternatives and coauthored of a monograph funded by the NIMH entitled In Search of Housing: Creative Approaches To Financing Integrated Housing. Additionally, Bob and his wife coauthored "Your Place of Mine? - A Handbook For Home Ownership, a text designed to assist people with disabilities in deciding about home ownership. Bob is also the President of Wild River Realty, Inc., a real estate development and property management company serving New Hampshire and the mountains of western Maine. He is an active member in AAIDD, TASH, National Association of Realtors and continues to be a featured speaker at national, regional and statewide conferences. Bob's academic credentials include a BS from Boston University in secondary education with a concentration in special education and social psychology and a MSSW from the University of Wisconsin specializing in behavioral disabilities and cognitive/developmental disabilities. Additionally, Bob has taken over 400 graduate level courses in real estate, real estate law, business administration, federal taxation, low income housing tax credits, real estate finance, personnel management, marketing and administration. He has applied these studies in clinical, administrative and executive positions in New Hampshire, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and Maine.

Emily Cadik, Enterprise Community Partners
Emily Cadik is the Director of Public Policy at Enterprise Community Partners, where she leads policy and advocacy related to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, New Markets Tax Credit and rental assistance programs. She helps to lead the A Call To Invest in Our Neighborhoods (ACTION) Campaign, the nationwide coalition of more than 2,000 organizations and businesses advocating on behalf of the Housing Credit, serves on the board of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition, and was named one of Affordable Housing Finance's 2016 Young Leaders. Prior to joining Enterprise in 2012, she was a Presidential Management Fellow at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, where she served as a program coordinator for the Moving to Work demonstration and in the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. She earned a master's degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Michael Goldberg, Heartland Housing
Mr. Goldberg is the Executive Director of Heartland Housing and Vice President of Heartland Alliance. In this position, he is responsible for leading all initiatives of Heartland Housing, a non-profit developer and manager of affordable housing located in the upper Midwest. Based in Chicago, Heartland Housing has developed over 1,900 units of affordable housing and currently manages a portfolio of nearly 1,200 units. The work of Mr. Goldberg and his team has included transforming public housing into mixed-income communities, creating permanent supportive housing to serve the homeless and other vulnerable populations, preserving and creating senior housing, and securing naturally occurring affordable housing. New initiatives begun under Mr. Goldberg's leadership include the expansion of Heartland's work into the collar counties of the Chicago Metropolitan Area, as well as the State of Wisconsin, and third-party property management with a national non-profit partner. Mr. Goldberg's past experiences include his work as a senior planner with the consulting firm of SmithGroup JJR in Chicago. Mr. Goldberg was also a community planner with the consulting firm of Planning Resources Inc., and he coordinated housing and planning activities as a staff member for the cities of New York and Chicago. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Chicago Rehab Network, a coalition of over 40 community-based development organizations working to improve conditions in Chicago's neighborhoods. Mr. Goldberg currently serves on the Illinois 2016 Supportive Housing Working Group and has served on the Permanent Housing Work Group that prepared Milwaukee's 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness. He has also served on the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority's Tax Credit Advisory Committee. Mr. Goldberg received his Master of Science degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.