Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program 2018 Industry Forums-Open Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings, 15550-15551 [2018-07462]

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The objectives of this series of teleconferences are as follows: • Enhance the effectiveness of the Section 538 GRRH program. • Update industry participants and Rural Housing Service (RHS) staff on developments involving the Section 538 GRRH program. • Enhance RHS’ awareness of the market and other forces that impact the Section 538 GRRH program. Topics to be discussed could include, but will not be limited to, the following: • Updates on USDA’s Section 538 GRRH program activities. • Perspectives on the current state of debt financing and its impact on the Section 538 GRRH program. • Enhancing the use of Section 538 GRRH program financing with the transfer and/or preservation of Section 515 developments. • The impact of the Low Income Housing Tax Credits program changes on Section 538 GRRH program financing. The dates and times for the teleconference and/or web conference meetings will be announced via email to parties registered as described below. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 70 (Wednesday, April 11, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15550-15551]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-07462]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service


Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program 2018 Industry 
Forums--Open Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings

AGENCY: Rural Housing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This Notice announces a series of teleconference and/or web 
conference meetings regarding the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 
Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing (GRRH) program, which are 
scheduled to occur during 2018 and 2019. This Notice also outlines 
suggested discussion topics for the meetings and is intended to notify 
the general public of their opportunity to participate in the 
teleconference and/or web conference meetings.

DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for dates.

FURTHER CONTACT INFORMATION: Any member of the public wishing to 
register for the calls and obtain the call-in number, access code, web 
link and other information for any of the public teleconference and/or 
web conference meetings may contact Monica Cole, Financial and Loan 
Analyst, at: (202) 720-1251, fax: (844) 875-8075, or email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The objectives of this series of 
teleconferences are as follows:
     Enhance the effectiveness of the Section 538 GRRH program.
     Update industry participants and Rural Housing Service 
(RHS) staff on developments involving the Section 538 GRRH program.
     Enhance RHS' awareness of the market and other forces that 
impact the Section 538 GRRH program.
    Topics to be discussed could include, but will not be limited to, 
the following:
     Updates on USDA's Section 538 GRRH program activities.
     Perspectives on the current state of debt financing and 
its impact on the Section 538 GRRH program.
     Enhancing the use of Section 538 GRRH program financing 
with the transfer and/or preservation of Section 515 developments.
     The impact of the Low Income Housing Tax Credits program 
changes on Section 538 GRRH program financing.
    The dates and times for the teleconference and/or web conference 
meetings will be announced via email to parties registered as described 
below.
    Registration: Those who request registration less than 15 calendar 
days prior to the date of a teleconference and/or web conference 
meetings may not receive notice of that teleconference and/or web 
conference meeting, but will receive notice of future teleconference 
and/or web conference meetings. The Agency expects to accommodate each 
participant's preferred form of participation by telephone or via web 
link. However, if it appears that existing capabilities may prevent the 
Agency from accommodating all requests for one form of participation, 
each participant will be notified and encouraged to consider an 
alternative form of participation. Individuals who plan to participate 
and need reasonable accommodations or language translation assistance 
should inform Monica Cole within 10 business days in advance of the 
meeting date.

Non-Discrimination Statement

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of 
Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its 
Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or 
administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on 
race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including 
gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital 
status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance 
program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil 
rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA 
(not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing 
deadlines vary by program or incident.
    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of 
communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, 
audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible 
Agency or USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or 
contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. 
Additionally, program information may be made available in languages 
other than English.
    To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA 
Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or 
write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the 
information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint 
form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA 
by:
    (1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant 
Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 
20250-9410;
    (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
    (3) email: [email protected].

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    USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

    Dated: April 4, 2018.
Curtis M. Anderson,
Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-07462 Filed 4-10-18; 8:45 am]
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