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Woda Cooper Companies Begins Construction on 20th Community in Pennsylvania

Woda Cooper Companies, Inc. has closed financing and is commencing construction on its 20th  development in Pennsylvania. The new 56-unit townhome development called Kellinger Greene was awarded Low Income Housing Tax Credits by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) in 2019 and is being financed with a construction loan from Park National Bank, permanent financing from PHFA and York County HOME Loan Program, and tax credit equity from CREA.

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In Memoriam: Allen Lew

One of NH&RA’s earliest members, Allen Lew, died in New York on June 23 from complications from COVID-19. Lew was a DC planning executive who built a generation of Washington landmarks and served under three mayors. In December of 2019, he started a new job as senior vice chancellor for facilities and planning for the City University of New York.

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Regions Affordable Housing Names Phillip Mullins as Vice President and Relationship Manager

Regions Affordable Housing announced Phillip Mullins has been appointed to serve as vice president and relationship manager in the division’s Originations Group. Mullins, a longtime Regions Bank associate, is based in Regions’ Atlanta offices and will focus on sourcing and originating affordable housing transactions throughout the Southeast.

Mullins brings close to nine years of Regions experience to the Affordable Housing team. He previously worked as deal manager within Regions’ Real Estate Capital Markets division, where he covered FNMA, HUD and CMBS opportunities for clients in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Tennessee. He also served in various risk management roles, including vice president of Capital Markets Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance, Strategic Compliance Management and International BSA/AML EDD Analyst.