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Mark your calendar for this year’s conference on October 24-25, 2018 at the Raleigh Convention Center. For more information on registration, sponsorship, or exhibiting please go to Be sure to follow @HousingWorksNC for updates, and don’t forget to join the conversation with #HousingWorks!

Previous conference workshops included information on property management, innovative home ownership and community development, NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund updates, legislative and economic updates and much more. Check out the presentations to previous conferences below:

Conference Hosts & Sponsors

Centrant Community Capital Formerly Community Investment Corporation of the Carolinas (CICCAR)

Centrant Community Capital is a mission-driven lender, leveraging the resources of the banking industry to finance the creation and preservation of quality affordable housing. Established in 1990, Centrant provides first-lien, permanent financing for apartment communities that are affordable to low- and moderate-income households. The funding behind these loans is provided by a network of nearly 100 member financial institutions on a voluntary participation basis, enabling banks of all sizes to support community reinvestment efforts in the markets they serve in a safe, profitable manner. To date, Centrant Community Capital has provided more than $375 million in financing for 21,000 units at nearly 400 properties across the Southeast. Click here to visit Centrant’s website.

North Carolina Housing Coalition (NCHC)

The Housing Coalition is a private, nonprofit membership organization working for decent, safe, and affordable housing that promotes self-determination and stable communities for low- and moderate-income North Carolinians. Its mission is to lead a campaign for housing to ensure that working families, people in crisis, seniors, and persons with disabilities can live with dignity and opportunity. This mission is supported through three primary roles: the Coalition serves as a resource and referral network for individuals looking for housing assistance and to organizations looking for information; the Coalition serves as a clearinghouse for best practices, research and data on housing issues in North Carolina; and the Coalition leads a campaign to empower people through their advocacy to improve housing policy-making by increasing resources, program effectiveness and consumer protections.

North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA)

The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency’s mission is to create affordable housing opportunities for North Carolinians whose needs are not met by the market. A self-supporting public agency, the Agency provides financing through the sale of tax-exempt bonds and management of federal and state tax credit programs, the federal HOME Program, the state Housing Trust Fund, and other programs. The Agency offers low-cost mortgages for first-time buyers, finances the development of affordable apartments and homes, as well as special-needs housing, and finances rehab and emergency repairs of owner-occupied homes. Since its creation in 1973 by the General Assembly, the Agency has financed 196,000 affordable homes and apartments, totaling more than $12.3 billion. Click here to visit NCHFA’s website.

Special thanks to our 2014 sponsors:

  • Aegon USA Realty Advisors, LLC
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Bernard Robinson & Company, L.L.P.
  • Blanco Tackabery & Matamoros, P.A.
  • Bonneville Multifamily Capital
  • Carolina Bank
  • CohnReznick
  • Dauby O’Connor & Zaleski, LLC
  • Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
  • Duke Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • First Bank
  • First Citizens Bank
  • FirstSouthwest Company
  • KMW Builders, LLC
  • National Equity Fund, Inc.
  • North State Bank
  • Novogradac & Company LLC
  • Parker General Contractors, LLC
  • PNC Bank
  • Raymond James Tax Credit Funds, Inc.
  • RBC Capital Markets
  • Red Stone Equity Partners
  • Southern Bank & Trust
  • Stratford Capital Group
  • SunTrust
  • TD Bank
  • The Pendergraph Companies
  • Weaver Cooke
  • Weaver-Kirkland Development, LLC
  • Wells Fargo

Many thanks to our sponsors