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Tuesday, August 29 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Funding Opportunities from the FHFC

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In this session, Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC) will discuss the upcoming 2023/2024 RFA cycle information and updates to affordable housing development financing programs that are administered by FHFC.  Presenters will review the application process for financing opportunities used to build and rehabilitate multifamily affordable housing developments.  The session will provide an overview of the FHFC website, the timing of the Application process, financing programs, and updates to the RFA process.  Attendees will learn about opportunities for technical assistance that is available through FHFC’s Catalyst Program and loan funding for emerging nonprofit developers, PHAs, and local governments through the Predevelopment Loan Program (PLP).

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Jeff Kiss

Member, Banyan Development Group, LLC
Principal of Banyan Development Group, LLC, a multifamily, affordable housing developer based in Orlando. Also, the Owner/President of Kiss & Company, Inc., a consulting firm to over 60 Florida rental communities using LIHTC, Bonds, SAIL, SHIP, HOME and similar funding sources.
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Melissa Levy

Managing Director of Multifamily Programs, Florida Housing Finance Corporation
Melissa Levy currently serves as the Managing Director of Multifamily Programs at Florida Housing Finance Corporation where she oversees the allocation of housing credit and loan and grant funding for the development of affordable housing.  Prior to her current position, she served... Read More →
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Jean Salmonsen

Director of Allocations of Multifamily Programs, Florida Housing Finance Corporation
Jean Salmonsen, Director of Allocations of Multifamily Programs, has been with Florida Housing Finance Corporation for over 20 years. She has spent most of that time working with the Corporation’s rental housing financing, development and policy staff and external stakeholders to... Read More →

Tuesday August 29, 2023 3:45pm - 5:00pm EDT
Executive Ballroom I