Computer Spreadsheet Analysis For Rental Housing

National Development Council


Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 9 a.m.
Thursday, August 31, 2017, 1:30 p.m. PDT

Oakland, CA, United States

CM | 32.50

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The third and final course in NDC's Rental Housing Development Finance Professional Certification Program™, HD435 blends the financial analysis techniques learned in the previous courses with the problem solving and negotiating skills that housing development practitioners use to close complex projects. This five-day course challenges participants to analyze and structure financing packages for rental housing deals that are complicated by a variety of factors, both financial and non-financial. Participants become skilled at the methods used to structure financing that most effectively leverages public dollars. Specific topics include:

  • Deal Structuring
    • Identifying financial and non-financial issues
    • Assessing participants
    • Problem solving process
    • Devising a negotiation strategy
    • Mixed-use deals
    • Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) deals
    • Creative gap filling techniques
    • Lease-purchase home ownership using LIHTC projects
  • Fees and Reserves
    • Developer’s compensation
    • Investor requirements
    • Permanent lender requirements
    • Types of reserves
    • Credit adjusters
  • Other Issues
    • Appraising LIHTC deals
    • Exit strategies for LIHTC deals
    • Zoning
    • Environmental issues

Additional Information

Participants must bring a laptop computer equipped with Microsoft Excel 



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Chuck Depew

National Development Council is a national non-profit that provides economic and community development assistance to local governments. Chuck provides technical assistance in project finance, development negotiation and housing finance to communities throughout the Northwest, including Wyoming. In addition, he teaches commercial and housing real estate finance nationwide in NDC’s ... Read More

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