The purpose of the Economic Development and Affordable Housing Summit is to provide information to Central Louisiana stakeholders about resources available to finance economic development and affordable housing development in this area, as well as to create opportunities for networking.
Experts will discuss current and new economic development initiatives, low income housing tax credits, and affordable housing revenue bonds. Local businesses, government, economic development organizations, community development corporations, and financial institutions are invited to attend.
There is no charge to attend the summit however, Pre-Registration by August 22nd is strongly encouraged. Download the Invite (PDF).
Registration for this event is closed.
|7:30 a.m.||Registration & Continental Breakfast|
Blake Chatelain • President/CEO, Red River Bank
|8:20 a.m.||Why Are We Here?
Willie Spears • SVP/CRA Officer, Red River Bank
|8:30 a.m.||State of Economic Development in Louisiana
Michael J. Olivier • CEO, Louisiana Committee of 100
|9:20 a.m.||State of Affordable Housing in Louisiana
Michael Airhart • Board Chairman, Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC)
|10:45 a.m.||Tax Credits
Wayne J. Neveu • Bond Counselor, Foley & Judell, LLP
|12:00 Noon||Lunch & Keynote Address
John Kennedy • Louisiana State Treasurer
|1:15 p.m.||Federal Home loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB)
Robert “Bob” Crutchfield • Senior Affordable Housing Analyst I
Best Practices Panel, Willie Spears, Moderator
New Market Tax Credits
Panel Two: Low Income Housing Tax Credits,
|3:00 p.m.||Closing Remarks|
A block of rooms has been reserved for the evening of Wednesday, August 28, 2013 in the name of Red River Bank at a rate of $104 per night. Please contact hotel reservations at 1-800-456-4000 or www.countryinns.com.
For more information about the summit, please contact:
Jannease Seastrunk, Red River Bank
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