Affordable housing professionals gather to learn and network in the Big Easy
DURHAM, NC (September 11, 2019) – The Banks Law Firm announced today that Antoinette “Toni” Jackson will be a speaker at the Novogradac Conference and Workshop. The Workshop will be held on October 3 – 4 at the JW Marriott in New Orleans.
Novogradac’s Credit and Bond Financing for Affordable Housing Conference focuses on the financial side of solving America’s affordable housing crunch, as hundreds of housing professionals – investors, developers, syndicators and others in the field – gather in New Orleans. These colleagues will network and learn about the latest developments and upcoming issues in affordable housing, including the growing importance of bonds in financing housing and how the changing market affects their plans.
“I’m looking forward to sharing what I’ve learned about the affordable housing market and bond financing,” said Jackson. “It’s a great opportunity to engage with others in this field to exchange information and learn from each other.”
Ms. Jackson is a principal with The Banks Law Firm and has represented housing developers since 1992. Ms. Jackson focuses her practice in mixed-finance transactions, which include low-income housing tax credits and new markets tax credits, FHA financing, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac platforms and other public funding sources. Ms. Jackson also works on tax-exempt bond transactions and transactions utilizing disaster recovery funding as well as the most recent community development financing tool utilizing opportunity zones. Additionally, she serves as special counsel to public housing authorities assisting with the redevelopment of public housing portfolios.
Ms. Jackson is a former chair of the Governing Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law and past president of the Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers (TAAHP). In July 2018, Ms. Jackson was awarded the Jean MacDonald Lifetime Achievement in Housing by TAAHP. Ms. Jackson is a proud graduate of the University of Virginia and Thurgood Marshall School of Law Texas Southern University.