April 25 Webinar’s Expert Speakers Cover Chronic Homelessness, Financing and CRA
On Wednesday, April 25, 2012, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., the OCC and USICH will co host a webinar, “How Banks Can Finance Supportive Housing.”
This joint webinar co-hosted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) will provide an overview of bank financing of permanent supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness.
The speakers will:
Provide background information on the characteristics of homelessness especially chronic homelessness and its high cost to communities around the country;
Address how banks can finance more permanent supportive housing by investing in low-income housing tax credits and investing in pre-development loan pools; and
Address CRA consideration for bankers providing financing to developers of permanent supportive housing.