Darryl Hicks Author Archives

Breaking Ground: Chris Jones, CEO, Housing Opportunities Unlimited

Uprooting and relocating residents can be challenging and stressful if you don’t have the right people in charge to coordinate everything.

Breaking Ground: John Rucker, Managing Director, Stifel 

John Rucker has been an investment banker since 1977 and one of the most sought-after bond underwriters in the country.

Breaking Ground:Emily Cadik, CEO, Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition

Emily Cadik is one of the most powerful lobbyists in Washington, DC advocating for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program.

Breaking Ground: David Brickman, CEO, and Rob Wrzosek, President – Affordable Strategies NewPoint Real Estate Capital 

NewPoint Real Estate Capital is a real estate lender that’s looking to make a big splash in the affordable housing space.

Breaking Ground

Peter Bell has been an observer, chronicler and convenor of the affordable housing industry since becoming NH&RA’s first full-time staff member back in 1976.

Breaking Ground: Jeff Mosley, Director and National Program Lead, Equitable Development Initiative, Capital Impact Partners, A Member of the Momentus Capital Family of Companies  

Capital Impact Partners is an Arlington, VA-based nonprofit created by an Act of Congress to facilitate the development of cooperative housing.

Breaking Ground: R. Wade Norris, Founding Partner, Norris George & Ostrow PLLC 

Tax-exempt bonds (TEBs) have their own special place in the financing of affordable multifamily housing, and few people understand how to structure deals that maximize their impact more so than Washington, DC attorney Wade Norris. 

Breaking Ground Michael Binette, Senior Partner + Managing Principal, The Architectural Team 

Michael Binette is an award-winning architect who has been designing affordable housing for 40 years. 

Breaking Ground

Now that eviction moratoriums have expired across much of the country, there is growing concern about the impact this will have on families who are still struggling to pay rent. The New York Times recently reported that landlords are filing roughly 2,000 eviction cases a week, a 40 percent increase since mid-January, when the state’s eviction moratorium expired.

Breaking Ground: Mark Schuster, CEO, The Wingate Companies

As we reflect back over the past 50 years and recognize some of our most prominent and supportive members in the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association, The Wingate Companies (founding members of NH&RA) needs to be on that list.   

Breaking Ground: Geoffrey Brown, President & CEO, USA Properties Fund and Incoming NH&RA Chairman

When the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA) convenes in Palm Beach, FL later this month for its Annual Meeting, Geoff Brown will officially become the next chairman of the Board of Directors.

Breaking Ground: Andrea Ponsor, President and CEO, Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future

In 2003, 13 of the largest nonprofit affordable housing providers, who today collectively manage 147,500 units, formed the Stewards of Housing for the Future (SAHF) to collaborate on best practices and advocate for change in Washington, DC and across the affordable housing ecosystem.

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