Historic Credit Workshop

Learning Approach: Skills Building

| Sheraton New Orleans Napoleon B | Posted: Tuesday, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

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Tax Credit Workshop

The federal historic tax credit is the nation’s most effective program for promoting community revitalization. Join National Park Service and state historic preservation office program administrators for an in-depth look at how the program works, the application and review process, and project requirements, including application of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation. In the second half of the workshop, learn from the experiences of developers, consultants, and financial experts about overcoming challenges often faced during various aspects of the tax credit process.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discover the community and financial benefits of the historic tax credits from state and federal staff who administer the program.
  2. Understand the eligibility requirements and financial considerations when undertaking a historic tax credit project.
  3. Understand the application process and how to work best with program administrators.
  4. Find out how the Secretary of the Interior Standards for Rehabilitation are applied to design successful rehabilitations.


For more information contact:

Jenny Parker, LEED AP, National Park Service
Jenny Parker, LEED AP, joined the National Park Service in 2006. Since then she has been studying the impacts of the green movement on historic buildings and has presented her findings at several national conferences and workshops. Ms. Parker is also responsible for the review of federal historic tax credit projects for compliance with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and has published two versions of an "Introduction to Federal Tax Credits for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings" focusing on Rowhouses and Wood Frame Houses. She has a MFA in Historic Preservation from Savannah College of Art and Design and a BS in Building Science from Auburn University.