NYSAFAH Upstate Conference

The New York State Association For Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH) held its Upstate Conference on September 27, 2017 at the historic Hotel Henry in Buffalo, NY. Attorneys from CHW’s Buffalo and Albany offices attended the event. CHW was a premier sponsor for the event, co-hosting the pre-conference reception with Rochester-based company Flaherty Salmin CPAs. This event marks NYSAFAH’s 14th annual conference in the Upstate New York region. The conference brings together affordable housing experts in the public, private and nonprofit sectors to discuss innovative solutions to building new and better neighborhoods in New York State. This year’s focus is on creating housing programs that ensure every New Yorker has a decent and safe home. Click here to read WBFO’s news coverage of the event.  ...

CHW in Novogradac Newsletter

CHW was mentioned in the September 2017 issue of Novogradac & Company’s Journal of Tax Credits. The journal reports news, analysis and commentary on affordable housing, community development and renewable energy tax credits. CHW was mentioned because of their joint work with Novogradac and consultant Rise Community Capital, in getting the National Comedy Center (NCC) set up with a new markets tax credit (NMTC) allocation. The NCC is set to open next summer in Jamestown, NY. It is expected to bring at least 100,000 visitors each year to Jamestown, resulting in a $23 million annual boost to the local economy, which has an unemployment rate of nearly 14% and a poverty rate that’s double the national average. The NCC campus has 74 attraction components and it differs from other attractions of its kind. Visitors answer a series of questions that indicate their specific sense of humor. That information will be linked to an RFID chip, embedded in a bracelet that operates as a ticket, allowing them to interact with the components in a personalized way. Click here to read the full...

CHW Sponsors 2017 NYS Supportive Housing Conference

June 2, 2017 CHW sponsored and exhibited at the 17th Annual New York State Supportive Housing Conference hosted by the Supportive Housing Network of NY (SHNNY). This year’s conference took place on June 1st in New York City and focused on how the community will implement Mayor de Blasio’s and Governor Cuomo’s collective commitments to creating 35,000 units of supportive housing over the next 15 years. The New York State Supportive Housing Conference brings together more than 100 experts, innovators and leaders in the field with the goal of helping supportive housing’s leaders educate themselves on what is happening in the world.  ...

Susan A. Nixon Joins Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP

May 8, 2017 Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP has added Susan A. Nixon to their legal team. Ms. Nixon is an associate attorney specializing in real estate law and will work out of the firm’s Albany office. She earned her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law and holds a B.A. in History from Queens College. Nixon is the president of Senior Services of Albany, Inc. In 2013, she was named a New York Rising Star in Estate Planning and Probate by SuperLawyers. Full Bio: Susan A....

CHW Supports 2017 NYSAFAH Conference

May 11, 2017 CHW was a gold sponsor and exhibitor at the 18th Annual NYSAFAH Conference, held May 9-10th at the NY Marriott Marquis in Times Square. NYSAFAH (NYS Association For Affordable Housing) is the nation’s largest affordable housing trade group and for the past twenty years has advocated for programs that support the construction and preservation of affordable housing. NYSAFAH is working on critical advocacy work on city, state and federal housing policies and housing tax credits. NYSAFAH supports a broad array of initiatives in New York City, New York State and in Washington, DC and is currently advocating for a comprehensive housing platform that would invest more in economically distressed communities and utilize development to catalyze neighborhood growth and create jobs, while providing safe, quality homes for low- and middle-income New Yorkers.    ...

CHW Participates in 23rd Annual Law Day 5K

May 5, 2017 A group of CHW’s Albany office employees participated in the Albany County Bar Association’s 23rd Annual Law Day 5K Against Domestic Violence, held on May 4th at The Crossings in Colonie, NY. CHW was a Silver Sponsor of this event. The Albany County Bar Foundation takes the money raised from the event, and distributes it to agencies and programs in Albany County to assist victims of domestic violence....