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Rick Lazio to speak at AHDC 2016 Policy Conference

Rick A. Lazio, a partner in the firm’s Affordable Housing Practice Group in the New York office, will speak at the Affordable Housing Developers Council (AHDC) Policy Conference being held in New York City on September 9, 2016. The AHDC is the coalition representing Affordable Housing Developer CEO’s from around the country and matures the … Continue Reading

Team Member Toni Jackson Serves as Panelist at ABA Annual Meeting

Antoinette M. Jackson, a partner in the firm’s Affordable Housing Practice Group in the Houston office, will serve on the panel, “Ferguson’s Fault Lines: Reflecting on Ferguson and the Lawyers’ Role in Restoring Justice,” at the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, on August 5, 2016. Ms. Jackson will discuss how historical … Continue Reading

Toni Jackson Presents at NALHFA

Antoinette M. “Toni” Jackson presented at the annual conference of the National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies (“NALHFA”) held in Dallas, Texas. Toni was on the panel entitled “How New Fair Housing Rules Impact Local Affordable Housing Activity”. She spoke about last year’s Supreme Court ruling in the TDHCA vs. ICP lawsuit and how … Continue Reading

Jones Walker Attorney, Toni Jackson, participates in Civil Rights Symposium

Jones Walker housing attorney, Toni Jackson, served as a panelist during a symposium sponsored by the Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law on February 19, 2016. The title of the symposium was The Civil Rights Agenda, The Roberts Court, and the last Three Years of Challenges: What Now? This panel was very timely … Continue Reading

Jones Walker Affordable Housing Team Members Attend Symposium on the Future of Affordable Housing

Jones Walker LLP attorneys John Peck and Alysse Hollis attended a symposium on September 22, 2015 sponsored by the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority. The symposium, titled “The Future of Affordable Housing,” brought together thought leaders around the Midwest for a day of discussion and networking about issues facing housing authorities and other providers of low … Continue Reading

Jones Walker Affordable Housing Team Members Present on Rebuilding After Disaster: Lessons Learned from Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy

The Jones Walker Affordable Housing Team members Rick Lazio and Brian Lawlor will co-moderate a panel on Rebuilding after Disaster: Lessons Learned from Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy at the Novogradac Affordable Housing Tax Credit Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana October 1-2, 2015. Aug. 29th marked 10 years since New Orleans was hit by Hurricane Katrina. … Continue Reading

Jones Walker’s Affordable Housing Team Attends the Texas Housing Conference

  Jones Walker Affordable Housing Team members Toni Jackson, Alysse Hollis, and John Peck, attend the Texas Housing Conference July 27-29, 2015 in Austin, TX. Toni served as a moderator for the panel entitled, HUD Preservation Programs. This panel discussed financing options and new programs for those older developments that have met tax credit compliance … Continue Reading

A Look in to the Crystal Ball of Residential Lending

Jones Walker held its inaugural Financial Services conference on February 4 in Washington, D.C. Among other notable attendees, the event drew two of Congress’s most powerful voices on banking issues, Sen. Richard Shelby, Chair of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; and Rep. Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Committee on Financial … Continue Reading