Cardozo Society CLE: Affordable Housing

March 2, 2017 12:00 PM

Cardozo Society CLE: Affordable Housing: Best Practices and Community Impact

Thursday, March 2

12:00 - 1:00 pm



Lane Powell, 4th Floor
1420 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101


What role does affordable housing play in addressing homelessness and building sustainable communities? Join us for an informative and engaging discussion on Seattle's affordable housing crisis from legal, development, and community perspectives.

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Doors will open at 11:30 am, the program will run 12:00 – 1:00 pm, and there will be time for additional questions until 1:30 pm. Light kosher lunch will be provided.


Mark Kantor, Attorney and Founding Shareholder, Kantor Taylor
Mark Kantor of Kantor Taylor represents for-profit, nonprofit and public entities, as well as investors and syndicators, in all aspects of the financing, planning, and development of affordable housing and economic development projects. Mark has been a national leader in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit industry for two-decades and, in addition to facilitating hundreds of transactions, has led numerous policy advocacy efforts in support of affordable housing.

Sybil Glasby, Director of Housing Development, Imagine Housing
Sibyl Glasby of Imagine Housing has 24 years of professional experience with market rate and affordable housing, with a focus on affordable housing development for the past 15 years.  Sibyl identifies, secures financing for, structures, and manages all new housing development projects for Imagine Housing, one of the largest affordable housing developers on the Eastside.

Rabbi Jaclyn Cohen, Temple De Hirsch Sinai
Rabbi Jaclyn Cohen arrived at Temple De Hirsch Sinai in 2014, where she is proud to serve as rabbinic liaison for The Tribe, Temple’s hub of Jewish life for those in their 20s and 30s, as well as The Village, Temple's Young Families Engagement initiative. Temple De Hirsch Sinai runs a women’s shelter every weeknight for women who are not able to get a place at the main shelter downtown. Volunteers pick up women from downtown, spend the night, arrange for food, and serve as a warm presence; the shelter has been operational for many years.

Julia Abelev (Moderator), Attorney, Lane Powell
Julia Abelev focuses her practice on corporate and transactional matters, with particular emphasis on intellectual property management, mergers, corporate governance and general corporate counseling. She regularly advises nonprofit corporations on governance and strategic planning. Julia also serves on the board of directors of Imagine Housing, one of the largest affordable housing developers on the Eastside.

This event is sponsored by the Cardozo Society of Washington State, a program of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle.