The Dollars and Sense of Affordable Housing Deals Module 2: Market and Policy Considerations

This module will explore market, financing tools and policy considerations that impact affordable housing development.  It will highlight how markets shape deal structures, how federal and state policy drives development characteristics and how financing tools contribute to deal complexity.

Learning Objectives

  • Determine the specific the market considerations that drive affordable development
    Identify the primary financing tools the support this product type
  • Understand how trends in the policy environment have created and sustained affordable development

This module is part of the series The Dollars and Sense of Affordable Housing Deals. You may register for the full series here, or for individual modules at the links below:

The Dollars and Sense of Affordable Housing Deals Module 1: An Introduction

The Dollars and Sense of Affordable Housing Deals Module 3: LIHTC


  • Development
  • Affordable Housing
  • ESG

Experience Level

  • This course is appropriate for any experience level interested in affordable housing development.

Course Format

This course is available on demand in a pre-recorded format. 

Monique Johnson

Managing Director of Community Outreach

Virginia Housing

Monique Johnson is the Managing Director of Community Outreach at Virginia Housing. Prior to Virginia Housing, she served as the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Better Housing Coalition (BHC), the largest nonprofit affordable housing developer in the Richmond region. Prior to joining BHC she served as VP, Senior Loan Officer for Virginia Community Capital, a community development financial institution.  Monique was appointed to the Commonwealth of Virginia‚Äôs Board of  Housing and Community Development and serves on the boards of the Virginia Housing Alliance and Virginia Impact Investing Forum.  Monique was inducted into the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Business Real Estate Circle of Excellence, awarded a Marshall Memorial Fellowship through the German Marshall Fund, and recognized as a leader in affordable housing by Affordable Housing Finance Magazine.  Monique is an adjunct professor of real estate in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business. She earned her PhD in Public Policy and Administration from VCU, an MBA from the University of Richmond and a BS in civil engineering from the University of Virginia.

  • ULI Members: $110
  • ULI Members(Government/Nonprofit/Academic Members): $100
  • Non-Members: $150


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