CHAPA Breakfast Forum: Doing Business in Times of Uncertainty, Part IV

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January 28, 2020
January 28, 2020

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Morris Auditorium
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
United States

Presidential impeachment votes and the 2020 election are right around the corner! A new spending bill and updated regulations to the Community Reinvestment Act have just been released. What do all of these changes mean for the future of affordable housing?

Join CHAPA and guest speakers, Secretary Michael Kennealy and Undersecretary Janelle Chan, for our first forum of 2020 and our fourth annual federal policy discussion on doing business in times of uncertainty! Hear breaking updates from D.C. and how the latest policy changes will affect affordable housing in Massachusetts.

Opening Remarks

  • Amy Schectman, President & CEO, 2Life Communities
  • Anna SteigerVice President of Regional & Community Outreach, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Federal Perspectives Panel:

  • MODERATOR: Lisa Joyner, New England Regional Community Development Manager, TD Bank
  • David Gasson, Executive Director, Housing Advisory Group
  • Andrew GrossmanChief Tax Counsel, Democratic Ways and Means Committee
  • Bonita IrvingCommunity Affairs Officer for the Northeast District, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
  • Sarah Saadian Mickelson, Senior Director of Policy, National Low Income Housing Coalition
  • Anna SteigerVice President of Regional & Community Outreach, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

State Perspectives Panel:

  • MODERATOR: Leslie Reid, CEO, Madison Park Development Corporation
  • Kenan Bigby, Managing Director, Trinity Financial, Inc.
  • Chuck Karimbakas, Chief Financial Officer, MassHousing
  • Bart Mitchell, President & CEO, The Community Builders
  • Kate Racer, Associate Director, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Clark Ziegler, Executive Director, Massachusetts Housing Partnership

$25.00 for CHAPA members and $40.00 for non-members. No refunds will be provided to those who register but do not attend the forum. View our membership page for more details on the benefits of becoming a CHAPA member.

Guests must be registered by January 24th and must bring a photo ID for security. Directions and parking information can be found on the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's website. A light breakfast will be provided. 

Registration and refreshments open at 9:00 a.m. The speaking program will begin at 9:30 a.m.

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