The National Development Council  provided a one day training on Economic and Housing Development Finance Basics to a sell out crowd. CFNE sponsored the event that was help at teh New Hampshire COmmunity Loan Fund’s offices..

The workshop explored the nuts and bolts of economic and housing development finance in an intense and fast-paced course. Designed for practitioners, private lenders, elected officials, policy makers, non-profit board members and other stake holders, the course teaches both the basic tools and newest techniques used by successful development finance professionals. Specific topics included: 

 Economic Development Finance
o Financing gaps in the private capital markets
o Filling financing gaps with economic development incentives
o Implementing an economic development finance system
o Economic development finance programs

 Housing Development Finance
o Steps and players in the housing development process
o Roles of the non-profit and public sectors
o Attracting equity and private capital
o Historic rehabilitation and low-income housing tax credits