Conquering LIHTC Compliance
Monday, November 5: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Come hear a nationally-renowned speaker on "Conquering LIHTC Compliance." This all-day training is an interactive training session and focuses primarily on the basics of compliance for the Housing Tax Credit (HTC) program. Because compliance rules and procedures are frequently updated, the course is beneficial for individuals new to the Housing Tax Credit program, as well as for seasoned veterans.
Betsy Krieger, Ohio Housing Finance Agency
Betsy Krieger joined OHFA in September 2005 and is currently the Director of Program Compliance. Ms. Krieger has more than 28 years of experience in regulatory compliance. Prior to joining OHFA, she was the enforcement manager for the Ohio Department of Commerce, responsible for directing investigations of Ohio's real estate agents and brokerages. Ms. Krieger has previously held positions with CoreComm, a local telecommunications company, where she directed the company's compliance to state and federal utility regulations, the Ohio Consumers' Counsel and the Ohio Attorney General's Office Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation. Ms. Krieger holds a Bachelor of Arts in criminology and political science and a master's degree in public policy and management from The Ohio State University. She holds the SCHM, AHM, and S.T.A.R (Spectrum Training Award Recipient) designations. Ms. Krieger serves on a Columbus suburban zoning and planning committee after serving five years as a Clintonville Area Commissioner.
Amanda Lee Gross, E&A Team, Inc.
Ms. Gross brings to E&A over eighteen years of hard-won, real-world knowledge and experience in all aspects of the affordable housing industry. She has learned the affordable housing industry from the ground up, starting as a site manager, and eventually rising to the position of Compliance Officer for a multi-state, 5,000+ unit management company. Ms. Gross has leveraged that experience and become a nationally recognized expert trainer in Fair Housing, LIHTC, RD, HUD, and HOME. She conducts hundreds of trainings nationwide, and regularly consults with state housing finance agencies, public housing authorities, management companies, and developers. Ms. Gross is regularly a featured speaker at numerous industry events such as state housing finance agency and industry association conferences, as well as periodic national events for the National Association of State Housing Finance Agencies. She also provides custom-tailored trainings to private organizations which understand that highly-trained staff are more effective and better able to protect the assets and reputation of the company. She also works in a consulting capacity, advising clients in the development of their policies and procedures, optimizing project compliance performance, and addressing audit findings. Ms. Gross's areas of expertise focus on the following programs:
- • Fair Housing
- • Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program
- • USDA RD Rental Housing Program
- • HUD Multifamily Housing Programs
- • HOME Investment Partnership Program
- • Tax-Exempt Bond Compliance