Radio Interviews/Podcasts

Radio Interviews/Podcasts

Bond Buyer Podcast: Affordable housing pressures from GOP tax proposals with Todd A. Lee

Financing for affordable housing projects would face new barriers if Congress approves a House GOP tax bill that eliminates the tax exemption on private activity bonds. Todd A. Lee, CEO and executive director of the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency discusses the importance of the PAB exemption to advance affordable housing projects and how the sector is fighting back to preserve this borrowing tool.

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New Year, New Home with DC Open Doors on WHUR-FM On January 3, 2017

William Milko, Deputy Director DCHFA Single Family Programs was interviewed for WHUR's "Taking it to the Streets" segment.

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DC OPEN DOORS FEATURED IN WHUR RADIO INTERVIEW

In July 2013 Carisa Stanley, DCHFA Director of Single Family Programs, was a guest on WHUR’s “Taking it to the Streets” to tell listeners about DC Open Doors. The program, designed by the DCHFA, has been put in place to boost affordable homeownership in the District of Columbia.

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DCHFA’S DC BOND PROGRAM – WHAT’S NEW

DCHFA Executive Director, Harry D. Sewell, Discusses The Newly Restructured DC Bond Program on the Insight Segment of The Daily Drum, WHUR 96.3 FM’s Evening News and Information Radio Call-In Program.

On May 17, 2010, the Executive Director of the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency, Harry D. Sewell, was featured during the Insight segment of The Daily Drum to discuss the recent revival of the DC Bond Program, DCHFA’s single family mortgage product available to individuals and families seeking to purchase a residence in the District of Columbia. The Daily Drum is a news and information program on WHUR 96.3 FM, one of the top urban music radio stations in the nation’s capital. The interview was conducted by Harold T. Fisher, Reporter/Host of The Daily Drum which airs Monday through Friday from 7:00 – 7:30 pm on WHUR 96.3 FM.

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THE DC BOND PROGRAM IS BACK AND STRONGER THAN EVER

DCHFA Executive Director, Harry D. Sewell, Promotes the Re-Launch of the DC Bond Program On-Air during the Steve Harvey Morning Show

On May 11, 2010, the Executive Director of the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency, Harry D. Sewell, was featured during the Tony Takes It to the Streets segment of the Steve Harvey Morning Show. Tony Takes It to the Streets is a local programming segment supported by the national morning show that provides valuable, pertinent information to listeners in the DC metropolitan region. The interview was conducted by Tony Richards, On-Air Talent and Host of The Show which airs each Saturday from 2:00 – 6:00 pm on WHUR 96.3 FM.

Sewell recorded two segments of two and a half minutes each. They were aired during the height of the morning rush at 8:12 am and 8:43 am respectively.

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PEPPER HAMILTON LLP HOSTS ITS HOUSING UPDATE CONFERENCE:

Harry D. Sewell Presents the New Issue Bond Program

The Executive Director of the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency, Harry D. Sewell, was asked to discuss the US Department of Treasury’s New Issue Bond Program (NIBP) at a recent Housing Update conference held by Pepper Hamilton LLP. The conference was hosted by Pepper Hamilton LLP partner, Shel Schrieberg, and was held at its Washington DC office on March 9, 2010.

While the principal discussion in the session focused on the Agency’s NIBP allocation and how the program works, the session covered a range of other topics as well including the District’s administration of related American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds.

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