An Intensive conference

for tax credit compliance professionals

powered by

...and YOU!

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Convention Center

7575 East Princess Drive

Scottsdale-Phoenix, Arizona 85255

September 9 - 10, 2021

Special add-on day available September 8

Topics for Discussion

Note: the exact final agenda is in development to allow for emerging issues


All sessions assume attendees' working knowledge of tax credit compliance principles and emphasize practical application and discussion among advanced practitioners

Some of the Topics To Be Covered

  • Passing the Average Income Test | practical lessons learned after two years with the new minimum set - aside

  • Animal Rights | Understanding the 2020 Fair Housing Assistance Animal Guidance

  • The Right Thing to Do... Developing effective Fair Housing systems

  • Double the Work | Preparing for full implementation of the new Section 42 compliance monitoring regulations

  • Compliance by the Book | developing effective policies & manuals using an NCSHA award-winning system

  • The More the Merrier | an updated framework for assuring multiple program compliance

    • including new coverage of RAD, national HTF, Section 811 and other emerging programs, 

  • Maintaining I.R.S. Compliance | Over - income households...overcharged rents...casualty loss...Oh my! Understanding non-compliance and practical strategies to address it. Note: the I.R.S does not stand for what you may think it does!

  • A Total Overhaul | Review of Provisions of the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act and update on progress

    • Note: because of the broad impact of the AHCIA on Section 42, if it passes this will become a major topic of the conference  

  • Interactive Discussions | Games, knowledge checks, quizzes, "action plan" reviews

  • Evening Networking Reception

...and much more...

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Online Supplements!

The Summit is partially online!

Starting three months before the Summit, all registrants will receive a full year's access to a growing catalog of material specifically designed to support each session of the Summit. This is hosted on the online on-demand learning platform, Costello University.


  • Handouts

  • Video courses

  • Audio lessons

  • Quizzes

  • Charts

  • Articles

  • Discussion boards 

  • and more...

Optional Add-on Session

Compliance Officer Fundamentals

Are you...

  • new to a state HFA or Ower/Agent compliance monitoring role?

  • concerned that your newer staff needs the basics to benefit most from the Summit?

  • an experienced compliance professional, but would like an intensive refresher?

  • unable to make the two-day Summit?

You are going to LOVE the separate training day before the Summit 


  • IntroductionDeveloping Proactive Compliance Systems

  • Filling Your "Toolbox" | Building a comprehensive compliance library.

  • Developing policies and procedures | Internal training systems & to centralize or not

  • Document “Mining” | Pt 1 What you NEED to know about Form 8609

  • Document “Mining” Pt 2 What you NEED to know about other documents

    • ​Effectivley analyzing LURAs, carryovers, partnership agreements & others… 

  • Reduce/Reuse/Recycle | Acquisition/Rehab/Re-syndication Basics

    • 120-day acquisition rule – the importance of tracking: transfers, unit downtimes, URA issues

  • The More the Merrier | Fundamentals of combining tax credits with other programs

  • Because We’ve Always Done It That Way | Differentiating between federal requirements and state/company policies 

  • Dealing with “Gray Areas”

    • Sorting complex income and asset types

    • Best practices for gig economy jobs, retirement accounts & others

  • Review | Action Items

  • Anything Goes | Open discussion Q & A

Some of The Discussion Leaders

Scott Michael Dunn

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CEO | Owner

Costello Compliance

Matt Rayburn

Deputy Executive Director


Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority

Julie Westhoff

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Trainer | Compliance Officer


Costello Compliance



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Compliance Officer

Costello Compliance



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Senior Vice President of Affordable Housing 

ConAm Mgmt Corp


We have arranged a room block at a group rate at the training venue for registered attendees of the Summit

King or Double Rooms


Rate expires August 07, 2021

Block subject to availability. Make reservations as soon as you register for the Summit!!

Two ways to register:

Mention "Costello Compliance"

Stay Longer!

Group rate will be honored up to three days before and after the conference.

Rate subject to availability, make reservations soon!

Additional charges to be applied to room rate

$12 porterage (round trip)

$2 housekeeping charges (per person/day)

Other optional services are available


$895 | Summit

$395 | Add-on Compliance Officer Fundamentals session


Current Discounts Available

$100 | Early Registration

  On Summit - until October 30 -discount automatically applied at checkout 

$100 | Bundle Add-On Session & Summit

  A bundle option is available at checkout

$50/person | 3 or more, same company

  Use coupon code GpDisc-EB at checkout

Valuable Sponsorships Available