EIFD and Tax Increment — A Public Finance Practitioner Discussion [PODCAST]

July 6, 2021

This resource is made available by ACSA Partner4Purpose Lozano Smith.

On the latest episode of Let's Talk: Lozano Smith Podcast, Lozano Smith attorneys Constantine Baranoff and Daniel Maruccia join host Sloan Simmons in an informative and detailed discussion of how Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts have evolved in California with attorneys who focus on public finance and who have formed EIFDs throughout the state. They also discuss available financing structures and explore projects (including freeway overlay and flood control) which EIFDs may be used to finance. 

Show Notes & Featured Topics

5:01 – 2012 Redevelopment Agencies (RDA) dissolved
6:58 – EIFD (Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District)
13:35 – Formation of Public Finance Authority (PFA)
15:13 – EIFD hearings and timelines
19:03 – EIFD financing structures and combining the EIFD with other financing tools such as Mello-Roos
28:25 – EIFDs vs. RDAs
29:10 – Creative application of the EIFD tools in California; overview of types of projects being contemplated using EIFDs including flood control and freeway overlays
36:31 – Upcoming important election dates for voter approved debt

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