Previous Events

Novogradac RAD Public Housing Conference

Start date: January 9, 2020

End date: January 10, 2020

Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Ft. Lauderdale

Affodable Housing

Kelly Longwell will speak on “RAD in Opportunity Zones,” at the 2020 Novogradac RAD Public Housing Conference at the Ritz-Carlton in Ft. Lauderdale, January 9-10, 2020. The opportunity zone (OZ) incentive became law at the end of 2017 and encourages investment in low-income communities, many of which have public housing. Hear how the OZ incentive can provide funding for your Rental Assistance Demonstration (“RAD”) conversion and learn next steps if you decide to pursue OZ funding.

Texas Hemp Growers – Hemp Master Class (Dallas, Texas)

Date: December 7, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Embassy Suites (3880 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75220)

Cannabis Law

Andrea Steel will serve as a panelist at a Hemp Master Class produced by Texas Hemp Growers in Dallas, Texas on December 7, 2019.

AHF Live

Start date: November 18, 2019

End date: November 20, 2019

Location: Hyatt Regency - Chicago, IL

Affodable Housing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coats Rose directors Barry Palmer, Kelly Longwell and Alysse Hollis will attend the 2019 AHF Live Summit. The Firm is proud to sponsor and exhibit.  AHF Live brings together the nation’s leading affordable housing developers and owners. AHF Live: The 2019 Affordable Housing Developers Summit will provide you with a roadmap for the coming decade with the latest finance tools, innovative case studies, up-to-date news from Capitol Hill, other industry advancements, and networking opportunities to help you and your company thrive.

For more information and to register: http://bit.ly/2019AHFLive

21st Annual Ohio Housing Conference

Start date: November 5, 2019

End date: November 7, 2019

Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center located at 400 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215 in Pod A, Exhibit Hall A and Union Station Ballrooms

Affodable Housing

Coats Rose Directors Alysse Hollis and Ron Bell will attend the 21st Annual Ohio Housing Conference.  The firm is proud to support the conference as a sponsor and exhibitor.  Come see us at Booth #314.

For more details on this event, please go to: https://buff.ly/2M43vVC

Historic Tax Credit Panel

Date: October 16, 2019

Location: Houston, Texas

Affodable Housing

Kelly Longwell will be a panelist at a Historic Tax Credit event, presented by Preservation Houston and MacRostie Histroic Advisors LLC.

RAD Retrospective and Prospective – Legal Lessons Learned, Successes, Challenges, Today’s Hot RAD Topics & More – 2019 HDLI Fall Legal Conference

Date: October 11, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: San Antonio, Texas at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Affodable Housing

Barry J. Palmer will speak on “RAD Retrospective and Prospective – Legal Lessons Learned, Successes, Challenges, Today’s Hot RAD Topics & More” at the 2019 HDLI Fall Legal Conference

RAD and Historic Tax Credits – NAHRO National Conference and Exhibition

Date: October 10, 2019

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: San Antonio, Texas at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Affodable Housing

Barry J. Palmer will present “RAD and Historic Tax Credits,” at the 2019 NAHRO National Conference And Exhibition.  The panel will explore

With so many public housing agency properties also qualifying for the federal historic tax credit, more PHAs are twinning HTCs and LIHTCs through the RAD program to finance their developments. Hear the latest from those who have successfully paired the tax credits.
Additional panelists include: Art Schuldt, AIA, President of Housing Solutions Alliance; Cindy Hamilton, Vice-President with Heritage Consulting Group; and John Bowman, J.D., Acquistions with Foss & Company.

Development 360 – NAHRO National Conference & Exhibition

Date: October 10, 2019

Time: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Location: San Antonio, Texas at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Affodable Housing

Mattye Gouldsby Jones will speak as a panelist on “Development 360,” at the NAHRO National Conference & Exhibition. This session that will encompass a holistic view on the current and future state of public housing redevelopment, financing tools that are available, and opportunities to leverage capital to create wealth and build opportunities in local Communities.

Andre Blakley, President|Community Development of The Richman Group will serve a moderator. Additional panelists include: Anthony Snell, Executive Director of The Little Rock Housing Authority; Paul Robinson, Director with Vecino Group; Jeff Lawrence, Managing Director|Real Estate Finance of Walker & Dunlop; Jeremy Densmore, CPA Partner with Tidwell Group; and Glenn Hudson Principal with Hudson Real Estate Advisory Group.

Review of the Pugh Clause – PBLA Lunch Meeting

Date: October 8, 2019

Time: 11:30 AM CDT - 1:00 PM CDT

Location: Petroleum Club of Midland (501 W. Wall Street, Midland, TX 79701)

Oil & Gas

Roger D. Scales will present on the Pugh Clause.

The Future is RAD – 2019 Novogradac Affordable Housing Conference

Date: October 3, 2019

Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: JW Marriott New Orleans

Affodable Housing

Barry J. Palmer will present on the panel “The Future is RAD,” at the 2019 Novogradac Affordable Housing Conference.  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) has seen the conversion and upgrade of hundreds of thousands of public housing units. Hear how RAD works, including the pluses and minuses of being part of the program.

Affordable Housing and Opportunity Zones – 2019 Novogradac Affordable Housing Conference

Date: October 3, 2019

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00PM

Location: JW Marriott New Orleans

Affodable Housing

Kelly Longwell will present on the panel, “Affordable Housing and Opportunity Zones,” at the 2019 Novogradac Affordable Housing Conference in New Orleans.  The federal opportunity zones (OZ) incentive has the potential to attract significant equity for affordable housing properties, but it’s not simple. This panel will explore you can add OZ funding to your development and what hurdles you may face in doing so.

Year 15 Panel – 2019 ANNUAL LAAHP CONFERENCE

Date: October 2, 2019

Time: 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Location: The Westin New Orleans Canal Place

Affodable Housing

Scott A. Marks will present on the “Year 15” panel at the 2019 Annual LAAHP Conference.

Brazosport Arts in Media Festival  – BAM! Festival

Start date: September 27, 2019

End date: September 29, 2019

Location: Clute, Texas

Coats Rose is a proud supporter of the inaugural Brazosport Arts in Media Festival  (aka BAM FEsitval), a three-day festival promoting Short Film, Animation and other artistic expression through digital media arts. The festival will take place in Clute, Lake Jackson and the surrounding communities in Barzoria County, in cooperation with the Brazosport Independent School District.

2019 Texas Housing Conference “Whose House is it Anyway? Property Tax Issues Related to Affordable Housing”

Date: July 23, 2019

Time: 10:30AM - 11:45AM CT

Location: The Fairmont, Austin, Texas

Affodable Housing

Bill Walter will be a panelist, discussing “Whose House is it Anyway? Property Tax Issues Related to Affordable Housing” at the 2019 Texas Housing Conference, produced by the Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers (TAAHP). The panel will discuss tried and true deal structures to achieve property tax exemptions, as well as state law and other guidance that affects the valuation of affordable housing developments. Panelists will bring a wide range of perspectives on this important area of law that greatly affects ongoing property operations, and will cover legislative efforts undertaken to bring greater clarity and consistency to property valuation.

2019 Texas Housing Conference – “RAD Evolution – Tools for an Easier, Faster and Better RAD transaction”

Date: July 23, 2019

Time: 7:30AM - 8:15AM CT

Location: The Fairmont, Austin, Texas

Affodable Housing

Mattye Gouldsby Jones will moderate the panel, “RAD Evolution – Tools for an Easier, Faster and Better RAD transaction,” at the 2019 Texas Housing Conference in Austin, Texas.  Experts will discuss RAD evolution from the perspective of those who approve and finance RAD transactions. Attendees will learn from industry leaders about ways to realize an easier, faster, and better RAD deal. Topics include efficiencies in development; underwriting from debt and equity partners; application of HUD tools; and pitfalls to avoid.

2019 Texas Housing Conference “RAD Conversion Workshop for Housing Authorities & Cities”

Date: July 22, 2019

Time: 1:00PM - 3:00PM

Location: The Fairmont, Austin, Texas

Affodable Housing

Barry J. Palmer will serve as moderator of the panel, “RAD Conversion Workshop for Housing Authorities & Cities,” at the 2019 Texas Housing Conference with panelists Gerald Chicon with Housing Authority of the City of El Paso, Ann Gass with Austin Affordable Housing Corporation, Mary-Margaret Lemons with Fort Worth Housing Solutions, and Antonio Williams, Housing Authority of Texarkana. The panel will present case studies of how RAD transactions have been financed and the key challenges encountered in combining the RAD program with HUD and the Tax Credit Program with TDHCA.

Southeastern Regional Council (SERC) – NAHRO 2019 Annual Conference

Start date: June 23, 2019

End date: June 26, 2019

Time: June 23-26, 2019

Location: Orlando, Florida

Affodable Housing

Kelly Longwell is a panelist on the “Leveraging Low Income Housing Tax Credits” panel, along with Holly Knight with BCG Advantage, LLC and moderator Dannie Walker. on Monday, June 24, 2019.

IADC Professional Liability Roundtable

Date: May 30, 2019

Time: 3:30 - 4:30pm ET

Location: New York University School of Law

Litigation

Elizabeth Haecker Ryan will moderate the panel “Ensuring That #METOO is Not You Too: Defending a #MeToo Claim, Including Practical Tips for Clients.”

The legal industry is not immune to the #MeToo movement as the country witnessed in last year’s Supreme Court hearings. This panel will discuss ways to prepare a defense of a #MeToo claim against a lawyer including how to approach a claimant as well as how to present a defense to a jury. The panel will also discuss practical ways law firms and lawyers can establish standards and policies to prevent #MeToo claims in the future but do not limit women and men from working together.

Moderator: Elizabeth Haecker Ryan, Coats Rose, New Orleans, LA

Speakers: Cynthia A. Carter, Berkley Select, Chicago, IL; Lisa Lupion, Orrick, New York, NY; Peter J. Woo, Goldberg Segalla, Los Angeles, CA

https://www.iadclaw.org/education-events/CLE-Events/Professional-Liability-Roundtable/

Anatomy of a Legal Opinion and the Ethical Implications Involved – ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law

Start date: May 22, 2019

End date: May 24, 2019

Location: Washington, D.C.

Affodable Housing

Mattye Gouldsby Jones will serve as a panelist on the “Anatomy of a Legal Opinion and the Ethical Implications Involved,” panel at the ABA Forum.

The panelists will present a breakdown of the typical topics addressed in a legal opinions and, for each section, as deals become increasingly more complex, the considerations and best practices for complying with ABA Model Rules 1.1, 1.7, 3.1, and 4.1; AICPA SSTS No. 1(5)(a) and No. 7; Circular 230 Section 10.34 and 10.37 and ABA Formal Opinion Number 314.

2019 Spring Ohio Housing Authorities Conference

Start date: May 1, 2019

End date: May 3, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Affodable Housing

Coats Rose is an exhibitor at the 2019 Spring Ohio Housing Authorities Conference.


 
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