Working for Smart Growth:
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Understanding Tax Credits: What Do They Mean in 2018?

June 12, 2018 9:30 amtoJune 13, 2018 4:30 pm

New Jersey Redevelopment Authority Redevelopment Training Institute

With decreasing funds available for neighborhood revitalization, it has become even more competitive to access capital for redevelopment. Still, millions of dollars are available each year to assist municipalities and developers to redevelop their cities and towns using federal and state tax credit programs. This workshop has been constructed to demonstrate the practical details about how to competitively qualify and access the various tax credit programs – New Market Tax Credits (NMTC), Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), Historic Preservation Tax Credits (HTC) and others, for real estate rehabilitation and developmentThe workshop will be led by industry experts and consultants. This session will answer the what, when, where, who and how; and demonstrate hypothetical case studies illustrating how the specific tax credit programs can be used to stimulate private investment.

Location: Thomas Edison State University, 111 West State St., Trenton NJ

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Presentation and Roundtable Discussion for Environmental Educators

June 13, 2018
10:00 amto1:30 pm

When: June 13, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: The Watershed Institute (formerly known as the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association) at 31 Titus Mill Rd, Pennington, NJ
Cost: Free! (lunch included) | RSVP required

Join environmental educators from across the state for a presentation and roundtable discussion addressing Next Generation Science Standards and environmental education programming.

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Webinar: Resiliency Planning Tools

June 13, 2018
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

The Together North Jersey Resilience Webinar Series

This webinar is the third in a three-part series on resiliency planning co-sponsored by the Together North Jersey (TNJ) Resilience Task Force and the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA).

*Application for .75 AICP CE credits pending*

Many online tools are available to local decision-makers to understand the future impacts of climate change. This webinar will briefly illustrate the key points of several tools and then takes participants through a live demonstration. Communities can use these tools as a starting point to plan for future scenarios. Mapping outputs can be incorporated into conversations with the public or into planning documents or to begin to identify areas for future development based on projected climate impacts.

Webinar presenter:

STACY KRAUSE, AICP/PP, CFM, Senior Research Specialist

Location: online

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Webinar: The Benefits of Walkable Communities

June 13, 2018
2:00 pmto3:00 pm

Webinar presented by America Walks

You can’t put a price on a good walk, but you can calculate some of the benefits of walkability. This webinar will explore the benefits that come to individuals and communities when we take steps towards walkable and livable communities for all ages. Learn about the economic and financial power of walkable communities and how to use the information to make your case for safe, accessible, and enjoyable places to walk and be physically active. Attendees of this webinar will:

-Learn about the economic and financial benefits that come with walkability

-Explore communities that are using walkability to re-imagine their local main streets and downtowns

-Get resources and data needed to help make the case for walkability

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