Only a few months after Red Stone Equity Partners was founded in 2007, America suffered its worst economic recession in 80 years. While many companies in the affordable housing business closed, RSEP persevered, and over the next decade, became a leading national equity syndication platform.Read More
Despite being one of the most idyllic places to live in America, Vermont suffers from a shortage of affordable housing. The legislature and the Vermont Housing Finance Agency are doing all they can to address the problem, but they have two strikes against them already.Read More
“For the first time since we built the pyramids, we need to rethink the way we build things.” Cecil Phillips, chairman and chief executive of Atlanta, GA-based Place Properties, spoke those words at NH&RA’s Summer Institute in July, and emphasized them again when I interviewed him recently.Read More
For 24 years, Albert Rex has been a key player in America’s historic preservation movement.
As a consultant, he has guided developers, lenders, investors and others through the complex process of getting projects approved for Federal and State Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits (HTC).
During her 25-year career as an affordable housing professional, Priya Jayachandran has played many roles—lender, developer, regulator, activist—and in the process has become one of the most widely respected advocates in the business.Read More
Whether an affordable housing deal succeeds and remains profitable many years into the future often depends on the asset managers you work with and their level of involvement during the earliest planning stages and in the ensuing years after a property is placed in service.Read More
Since joining FHA as a senior advisor in February 2001, Toon has worked closely with many senior political appointees and executive management in developing and executing major policy initiatives.Read More
As a member of the House Financial Services Committee and the New Democrat Coalition (NDC), Representative Denny Heck (D-WA) has become one of Congress’ most vocal supporters for solving America’s affordable housing crisis.Read More