July 18,2022

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Finance Committee to Hold Hearing on Affordable Housing Tax Incentives

WASHINGTON, D.C.Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore., will convene a hearing on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, to examine the role of tax incentives in affordable housing. The hearing will take place at 10:00 a.m. in Room 215 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

 The witnesses at Wednesday’s hearing will be:

  • Andrea Bell, Executive Director, Oregon Housing & Community Services, Salem, OR
  • Jerry Konter, Founder and President, Konter Quality Homes and Chairman of the Board, National Association of Homebuilders, Washington, DC
  • Lee E. Ohanian, Ph.D., Hoover Institute Senior Fellow and Distinguished Professor of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • Benson “Buzz” Roberts, President and CEO, National Association of Affordable Housing Lenders, Washington, DC
  • Dana Wade, Chief Production Officer, Real Estate Finance, Walker & Dunlop, Bethesda, MD

Who:     Senate Finance Committee.

What:   Hearing on how tax incentives increase the supply of affordable housing.

Where: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

              Washington, D.C. 20510

When: Wednesday, July 20, 2022

             10:00 a.m.

Media are encouraged to attend the hearing or to view the webcast and witness testimony at http://finance.senate.gov/hearings.