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R4 Names Ronne Thielen as Director of Public Policy and Advocacy; Cory Bannister rejoins R4 Capital as Western Region Director of LIHTC Acquisitions

R4 Capital recently announced the appointment of NH&RA Past Chair and Current Board of Director member, Ronne Thielen as Director of Public Policy and Advocacy. R4 Capital also announced that Cory Bannister has rejoined the firm to assume Ms. Thielen’s role as Director of LIHTC Acquisitions for the Western Region.

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New CEO Named to Lead Enterprise Community Partners

Priscilla Almodovar has been named CEO of Enterprise Community Partners, following a unanimous vote by its board of trustees. Almodovar is a former Enterprise trustee and joins Enterprise from JPMorgan Chase. Prior to her time at JPMorgan Chase, Almodovar was CEO and president of New York State’s housing finance and mortgage agencies, where she is credited with transforming the agencies and leading them during the Great Recession.

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Three Developers Selected to Participate in Indiana’s Moving Forward Rural Development Program

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) announced that Biggs Development, Justice Property Management & Greystone Affordable Development and Woda Cooper Companies were selected to participate in the Moving Forward Rural Development (RD) Program. IHCDA, in partnership with Energy Systems Network (ESN), will work with these three groups to take on the challenge to preserve a minimum of 30 USDA Rural Development (RD) properties.

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“Faster, Better, More: Promising Construction and Technology Approaches for Accelerated and Efficient Affordable Housing Development”

A new paper, prepared for BRIDGE Housing by Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF), focuses on available technologies and strategies that can impact materials and labor costs. The paper explores the benefits, potential cost savings, challenges and considerations of techniques such as offsite construction, including panelized systems, complete modules and hybrid typologies.

LISC Publishes Opportunity Zone Playbook

Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) recently published Navigating the Opportunity Zones: Community Partners, the first installment of LISC’s Opportunity Zones Playbook series.Forthcoming playbooks will be targeted to impact investors and impact developers looking to harness the Opportunity Zones incentive and create positive change in America’s urban and rural communities.

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