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Virtual
May 6, 2021 to May 7, 2021

Ensuring Economic Development and Recovery in Puerto Rico and the USVI.

The COVID-19 pandemic, and more notably, back-to-back natural disasters have caused significant destruction to housing, infrastructure and communities of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. There is a tremendous need to rebuild, yet many recovery efforts were stalled.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Puerto Rico’s housing department announced Feb. 1, 2021, plans approving the use of $6.2 billion in Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Both Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have also been awarded $1.8 billion in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds, where housing, infrastructure and economic revitalization programs are prioritized through the U.S. Virgin Islands Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Action Plan.

How to use the CDBG-MIT and CDBG-DR funds and various other community development tax incentives to encourage economic development and recovery will be the focus of our second Investing in Puerto Rico and USVI Virtual Conference.

The Events Desk is available to answer any questions by email or by calling us at (415) 356-7970.


Agenda At-A-Glance

May 3

12-4 pm
LIHTC Basics in Puerto Rico Online Workshop


May 4

12-4 pm
NMTC Basics in Puerto Rico Online Workshop


 May 5

12-4 pm
OZ Basics in Puerto Rico Online Workshop 

May 6

12-12:15 pm
Navigation and Networking How-To

12:15-12:30 pm
Welcome and Keynote Address

12:30-1:30 pm
Washington Report

1:40-2:30 pm
Island Investment Insight

May 6 (cont.)

2:40-3:30 pm
Interactive Marketplace

3:40-4:30 pm
The View from Ground Level

4:30-5 pm
PR Trivia Mixer Meetup


May 7

12-1 pm
PR/USVI Stakeholder Roundtables

1:10-2 pm
Developing after Disasters

2:10-3 pm
Interactive Marketplace

3:10-4 pm
Opportunities Found

4:10-5 pm
NMTCs: Qualifying, Measuring Success

Agenda


Registration Still Available

Please contact [email protected] or (415) 356-7970 for registration assistance.

Registration Rates


Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information about becoming a sponsor, contact Carol Hough, Sponsorship Director or Christianna Cohen, Sales Representative.


Call for Topics

Submit a topic to be covered during a session or as an idea for an entire session. Your submission will be reviewed by the Conference Chairperson. If your session is selected, the events team will contact you to discuss speaker placement and other details.


Earn Continuing Education Credits

Novogradac will provide a certificate of completion for proof of continued education for relevant re-certifications. To receive a certificate of completion, please indicate your preference to earn CE within your registration form.

Novogradac & Company LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. To verify which sessions qualify for CPE credit please visit the Agenda tab under each conference.

For those seeking CLE credits, Novogradac is not a CLE sponsor but can provide eligible attendees with a general certificate of attendance and, on request, additional supporting materials for self-submission to state boards. Please note that Novogradac cannot guarantee CLE credits will be accepted.