Affordable Housing Practice Group Engagement

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Our Affordable Housing Practice Group team members are continuously engaged in the industry, staying up-to-date on the important issues impacting the organizations serving in this sector and ensuring that our clients in this space are receiving the best guidance and highest level of service.

Performance Thinking Webinar

In late May, we offered a webinar to provide insightful and actionable information regarding risk management issues of interest to affordable housing organizations.  The webinar provided an overview of the current insurance market, practical guidance related to certificates of insurance and strategic guidance for claims management.

If you would like to view the webinar recording, please email me at

CAHEC Partners Conference

Members of our team attended the CAHEC Partners Conference in Greensboro, North Carolina.  This event provided opportunities for our team to connect with leaders in the industry and to learn about the current economic, legislative and regulatory issues impacting the tax credit industry. 

Jennifer Burchette, Senior Account Analyst for the Scott Affordable Housing Practice Group, had the opportunity to present on the topic of tax credit insurance. 

Jennifer Burchette and Rachel Bates at the CAHEC Partners Conference

HAND Annual Meeting & Housing Expo

The Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers held their Annual Meeting and Housing Expo in Washington, D.C. on June 12.  This is the largest convening of real estate and community development professionals in the region and was attended by 1,400+ practitioners. 

Congratulations to our client, Virginia Community Development Corporation, for receiving the Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend Award for their Nonprofit Sustainability Challenge, an initiative helping nonprofit organizations across Virginia achieve long-term financial stability.

Virginia Housing Alliance Top 40 Network

Congratulations to Rachel Bates, Account Analyst, for her recent induction into the Virginia Housing Alliance’s Top 40 Network, a group of emerging professionals with demonstrated professional excellence and innovation in Virginia’s housing industry.  Rachel is a strong asset for our team and we are proud of her recognition and representation of Scott in this prestigious group.

Rachel Bates (center) at the Virginia Housing Alliance Awards Luncheon on June 14 with Monique Johnson from the Better Housing Coalition and Costa Canavos from Berkadia Commercial Mortgage who presented the award.

As Scott’s Affordable Housing Practice Group Leader, I am proud of our team of dedicated professionals serving this specialized industry.  We look forward to continued engagement and opportunities to utilize our expertise to help more organizations better understand and manage their unique risks.