Advancing Communities Podcast

Advancing Communities Podcast: Jumpstart Wilmington – Program Graduates Jumpstart Development in Wilmington

Cinnaire's Advancing Communities Podcast brings together our Chief Strategy Officer, Jim Peffley, with thought leaders, policy makers, and others who are making an impact in the community development and affordable housing industries. Our guests share their experiences and perspective on a ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast: Jumpstart Wilmington Training Program Provides Aspiring Developers Skills & Resources to Build Wealth & Revitalize Neighborhoods

Cinnaire's Advancing Communities Podcast brings together our Chief Strategy Officer, Jim Peffley, with thought leaders, policy makers and others who are making an impact in the community development and affordable housing industries. Our guests share their experiences and perspective on a ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast: Private Investors Seeking Windfall Returns at Year 15 – Opa-locka CDC Wins Key Lawsuit in Florida

In this episode of the Advancing Communities Podcast, Cinnaire's Chief Strategy Officer Jim Peffley continues his three-part series examining a growing crisis in the affordable housing industry where private equity funds or other investors are seeking windfall returns at Year 15. ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast: Impact Jobs – CDFIs 101 for Young Professionals

Each month, Cinnaire's Advancing Communities Podcast brings together our Chief Strategy Officer, Jim Peffley, with thought leaders, policy makers and others who are making an impact in the community development and affordable housing industries. Our guests share their experiences and perspective ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast: When Investors Seek Windfall Returns from Affordable Housing, Underserved Communities Pay the Price

When investors seek windfall returns from affordable housing, underserved communities pay the price –  The Stockholm Manor Story and Its Implications for Affordable Housing Nationwide  The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program has been a significant source of new multifamily housing for ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast: Prosperity Now CEO – Closing the Racial Wealth Divide

Black History Month may be over but Cinnaire's focus on honoring Black History and fostering social equity continues. Throughout 2021 we will continue to highlight the importance of investing in Black communities and the work that still needs to be ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast: Protecting Affordable Rental Properties from Abusive Practices

In this episode of Cinnaire’s Advancing Communities Podcast, Cinnaire’s Chief Strategy Officer Jim Peffley is joined by NASLEF’s Bobby Rozen, a longtime advocate for affordable housing in Washington who was involved in the crafting of the original Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast: Post-Election Outlook

This special edition of Advancing Communities is a recording of a webinar Cinnaire hosted this week highlighting the impact of the 2020 election on federal policy, and what it means for the affordable housing and community development industries. The webinar featured ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast: COVID & Affordable Housing Management – 2020 Lessons Learned & Outlook for 2021

COVID-19 posed many challenges for affordable housing owners, managers, and tenants in 2020. In this Advancing Communities Podcast, Cinnaire CSO Jim Peffley checks in with Paul Spencer, President & CEO, KMG Prestige and Dana Hanchin, President & CEO, HDC MidAtlantic, two ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast – Partners for Rural Transformation: Eliminating Persistent Poverty, Advancing Prosperity and Economic Justice

Cinnaire’s Advancing Communities Podcast brings together our Chief Strategy Officer Jim Peffley with thought leaders, guests, policy makers and others who are making an impact in the community development and affordable housing industries across the country. Our guests share their experiences and ...
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COVID-19 Special Series Podcast: Addressing the Challenges Facing Affordable Housing Developers, Managers & Lenders

In this COVID-19 Special Series episode of Advancing Communities Podcast, Cinnaire CSO Jim Peffley talks with Steve Spears, CFO of Mercy Housing, a national nonprofit developer, manager, and lender of affordable housing properties. Jim and Steve discuss the challenges diverse organizations ...
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Special Series Podcast: CDFI Continuity & COVID-19

Navigating and Learning through Uncharted Territory Panel In this Special Series Episode of the Advancing Communities Podcast, Cinnaire CSO Jim Peffley digs deep into the impact of COVID-19 on CDFIs and the partners we serve. Five experienced CDFI leaders candidly share ...
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COVID-19 Special Series Podcast: Affordable Housing Managers Address the Serious Challenges the Crisis Presents

COVID-19 has created many challenges for affordable housing owners, managers, and tenants. In this Special Series episode of Advancing Communities Podcast, Cinnaire CSO Jim Peffley digs deep into some of these challenges with Paul Spencer, President & CEO, KMG Prestige and ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast – The COVID-19 Crisis: How Housing & Community Development Fit into Washington’s Policy Response

The COVID-19 outbreak has resulted in a dramatic and unprecedented policy response from Washington. What does this response mean for affordable housing and community development? In this episode, Cinnaire CSO Jim Peffley is joined by a panel of national community development policy ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast – The COVID-19 Crisis: What it means for the Community Development and Affordable Housing Industries

Join Cinnaire CSO Jim Peffley and longtime CDFI industry leaders Adina Abramowitz and Mark Pinsky for this extremely relevant discussion on the COVID 19 pandemic and early thoughts regarding how it is impacting the affordable housing and community development industries. ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast – Strengthening Communities by Strengthening Non-Profits with IFF’s Joe Neri

Joe Neri, CEO, IFF Each month, Cinnaire's Advancing Communities Podcast brings together our Chief Strategy Officer Jim Peffley with thought leaders, guests, policy makers and others who are making an impact in the community development and affordable housing industries. Our guests ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast – The Color of Law: How Policy Shapes Communities

Cinnaire's Building Equitable Communities Symposium at the Queen Theatre, in Wilmington, DE, on October 17th. Each month, Cinnaire's Advancing Communities Podcast brings together our Chief Strategy Officer Jim Peffley with thought leaders, guests, policy makers and others who are making an ...
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Advancing Communities Podcast – The Urban Bike Project: Changing Lives & Revolutionizing Communities

Each month, Cinnaire’s Advancing Communities Podcast brings together our Chief Strategy Officer Jim Peffley with thought leaders, policy makers and others who are making an impact in the community development and affordable housing industries. Our guests share their experiences and perspective on ...
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