Media Advisory

New York Fed to Host Community Development Finance Workshop in Puerto Rico on September 12

September 04, 2019

NEW YORK – The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, together with Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), will host a Community Development Finance (CoDeFi) workshop on September 12 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The event comes as part of the New York Fed’s CoDeFi Progression Model, a framework designed to support and enhance the community development finance ecosystem in the Bank’s region. The workshop will focus on building public, community and private partnerships and will offer participants educational resources on the Low Income Housing Tax Credit and New Market Tax Credits, as well as local examples of related community investments.

The event will take place at La Concha Hotel in San Juan and will be open to members of the public and the press. For more information on the workshop, see here or contact Chelsea Cruz at chelsea.cruz@ny.frb.org.  Press who wish to attend should contact Desmond Lee at desmond.lee@ny.frb.org to RSVP.

For more information on the CoDeFi Progression Model in Puerto Rico, including takeaways from the previous workshop in May 2019, see here.

Contact
Desmond Lee
(212) 720-2416
desmond.lee@ny.frb.org