The Growth, Contribution and Future of Massachusetts' Affordable Housing and Community Development Non-Profit Financial Intermediaries

Location:  Robinson & Cole, One Boston Place, 26th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02108

Sponsored by the HREAO 

The Boston Chapter of the Harvard Real Estate Alumni Organization (HREAO) invites you to join our discussion as three Boston-based alumni examine "The growth, contribution and future of Massachusetts' affordable housing and community development non-profit financial intermediaries” at One Boston Place 26th Floor Boston, Massachusetts 02108, on Wednesday January 30, 2019 from 7:45 to 9:30 AM. Coffee, tea and bagels will be served. Three leaders from organizations deeply involved with intermediary policy and transactions impacting housing, community development and family well-being will review accomplishments and share ideas on new tools and programs to improve our communities. Please reply to as soon as possible because space is limited.  The three alumni panelists are:

·        David Smith, Chairman of Recap Advisors and Founder/CEO of the Affordable Housing Institute, College ’75,  Profiled on the HREAO website:

·        Joe Flatley, the CEO of Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation (“MHIC”), MCRP - HKS ’73,, and

·        Alice Wong, Senior Loan Officer at the Massachusetts Housing Partnership (“MHP”), MPP - Kennedy School,

Each of the three panelists are leaders for organizations holding prominent roles in affordable housing and community development investment:

·        Since 1989, Recap Real Estate Advisors is a national leader in double-bottom-line preservation transactions with ELIHPA/ LIHPRHA, mark-to-market, renewed affordability, and currently RAD.  The Affordable Housing Institute, a §501(c)(3) founded in 2002, has worked in over 45 countries globally as a consultant to pro-poor entities including Gates Foundation, World Bank, Oxfam, CARE, and many more

·        Founded in 1990, MHIC raised over $2.85 billion from over 150 institutional investors to support its LIHTC activities in Massachusetts and its community development activities throughout New England.

·        MHP was organized in 1985, providing technical assistance to over 335 Massachusetts communities, providing over $1.5 billion in loans and commitments for the financing of more than 25,000 units of rental housing and assisting over 20,000 low- and moderate-income families purchase homes.  Many thanks to Robinson & Cole for hosting our program at their offices. 




Thursday, 01/31/19 at 7:45am - 9:30am | iCal


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One Boston Place 26th Floor
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