For Immediate Release                                Media Contact: Tammie C. Hoy

May 18, 2010                                        Cell: 864-9800


SC Community Loan Fund and ULI South Carolina to
Host Affordable Housing Finance Workshop


Charleston, SC – The SC Community Loan Fund is hosting a workshop, AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE: Concept to Closing on Friday, May 21, 2010. The event, which is sponsored in part by ULI South Carolina, will be held at Trident Technical College’s Complex for Economic Development from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. The purpose of the workshop is to educate for-profit and nonprofit developers about current housing finance and community development lending programs available to assist in the production of affordable housing. The workshop will also provide networking opportunities to facilitate communication among those that approve, develop, finance, and market affordable housing projects.


Speakers include Richard Kaglic an Economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Charlotte Branch discussing the current economic environment and representatives from two national affordable housing loan funds, Community Investment Corporation of the Carolinas and Community Affordable Housing Equity Fund Development. Additionally, Local Housing and Community Development Practitioners and Counselors will be on hand to provide information about available services and answer questions.


What?        AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE: Concept to Closing

Where?    Trident Technical College – Complex for Economic Development, Building 920

        7000 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston SC 29423

When?        Friday, May 21, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

How much?    Registration fee is $25 per person. This includes a full breakfast and printed & electronic affordable housing publications. Space for the workshop is limited. Those interested in attending are encouraged to register for the event at or call 800-321-5011 (event code: 81481053)


Please feel free to contact Michelle Mapp at 843.973.3596 with SC Community Loan Fund or Heather Foley at 843.513.9331 with the Urban Land Institute with any questions regarding the event.