Michael Novogradac is the Managing Partner in the San Francisco, Calif. office of Novogradac & Company LLP. He has more than 25 years of experience specializing in affordable housing, community development, and renewable energy. He is the author of numerous real estate-related tax and accounting articles and books, including the New Markets Tax Credit Handbook and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Handbook. A frequent speaker at tax credit conferences and forums throughout the country, Mr. Novogradac is very active in advocating for the inclusion of affordable housing, historic, new markets, and renewable energy tax credits in federal and state policy and he broadcasts a weekly podcast that focuses on tax credit issues. He serves as adviser on industry and governmental affairs for the NMTC Working Group and the LIHTC Working Group, as well as on the executive committee of the Housing Advisory Group and the boards of the NMTC Coalition and Historic Tax Credit Coalition.