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Chris Fearn



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Areas of Expertise

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Cost Certifications

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Real Estate Consulting

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Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

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Chris is a Principal with SVA Certified Public Accountants with expertise in the real estate and nonprofit industries. In his role, he manages and performs audits for owners of affordable multifamily housing projects receiving Section 42 Low-Income Housing Tax Credits.

Chris also manages and performs audits for owners of projects involving other federal government agencies, including the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Rural Development. He has valuable experience with the unique reporting requirements for these entities. Chris also provides tax preparation, cost certification and various agreed-upon procedures for clients in the real estate industry.

In addition to his real estate expertise, he also supervises and performs audits and reviews for a variety of nonprofit organizations including charitable organizations as well as membership and trade associations. Chris also performs financial statement audits and single audits (under OMB A-133) of nonprofit organizations receiving federal and state funding.


  • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse - Bachelor of Science - Accounting


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

professional memberships, affiliations & activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
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The following is a partial list of the topics Chris covers:

  • The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program
    • How to apply for tax credits
    • Tax compliance within the Program
    • Exit strategies from the Program
  • Real Estate Financing Options
    • TIF fuding
    • HOME and AHP loan funding
    • HUD-Insured Loan Programs

Chris has spoken to audiences at:

  • SVA educational events

Awards and Affiliations

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Madison, WI 53717
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Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 413-5551

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