NALHFA Affordable Housing Podcast
  • NAHFA
8 episodes
The NALHFA Affordable Housing Podcast highlights new and innovative affordable housing finance solutions by bringing together the nation’s leading housing finance experts, thought leaders, and decision makers.

Episodes

NALHFA Member Spotlight - New York City Housing Development Corporation
2021 Jun 0217m 19s
The newest episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast is now available. In this episode, Membership and Operations Associate Allison Ward speaks with Ruth Moreira from the New York City Housing Development Corporation as well as Rosanna Viera, from Director of Development at Fordham Bedford to discuss the Serviam Heights project that received the prestigious NALHFA Award of HOME Excellence in 2020.
NALHFA Member Spotlight - DC Housing Finance Agency
2021 May 0721m 30s
In this episode, Membership and Operations Associate Allison Ward speaks with Christopher Donald Executive Director and CEO of DC HFA, David Cleghorn from HELP Development Corporation, and Lisa Harris, a resident at Walter Reed to discuss the HELP USA Walter Reed Apartments project that received the prestigious NALHFA Award of Redevelopment Excellence in 2020.
NALHFA Member Spotlight - Washington County CDA
2021 May 0723m 57s
In this episode, Membership and Operations Associate Allison Ward speaks with Kristen and Melissa from Washington County CDA, Michelle Pribyl from LHB, Inc., and Craig Theis from Colliers Mortgage to discuss the Glen at Valley Creek project that received the prestigious NALHFA Award of Multifamily Excellence in 2020.
NALHFA Member Spotlight - Minneapolis Community Planning & Economic Development
2021 Apr 1318m 36s
The newest episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast is now available. In this episode, Membership and Operations Associate Allison Ward speaks with Arlene Robinson, Senior Project Coordinator at Minneapolis Community Planning & Economic Development and Becky Landon from the Landon Group to discuss the Hook and Ladder Apartments project that received the prestigious NALHFA Award of Redevelopment Excellence in 2020.
NALHFA Member Spotlight - Nevada Rural Housing Authority - HAL University
2021 Mar 3115m 35s
The newest episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast is now available. In this episode, Membership and Operations Associate Allison Ward speaks with Katie Coleman, Director of Communications and Public Affairs at the Nevada Rural Housing Authority to discuss the Home at Last University (or HAL U) project that was awarded a NALHFA Award of Single-Family Excellence in 2020.
NALHFA Washington Update
2021 Mar 1720m 4s
The newest episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast is now available. In this episode, Director of Government Affairs Kevin McKenney speaks with Jessica Facciponti, Director of Government Affairs at the New York Housing Development Corporation and Chair of NALHFA's Legislative Committee to discuss NALHFA's priorities and victories in the policy sphere and to provide members an update on recent legislative activity.
NALHFA Member Spotlight - Nevada Rural Housing Authority
2021 Mar 0918m 33s
During its 2020 Virtual Annual Conference, NALHFA presented the Nevada Rural Housing Authority with an Award of HOME Excellence Award in recognition of the Desert Properties development. Working with a consortium of public and private partners, including state and federal housing agencies and local community service groups, Nevada Rural Housing Authority administers a variety of successful housing programs, including Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance, a single family mortgage program, weatherization assistance, and affordable rental housing. Collectively, NRHA owns twelve affordable housing developments located throughout rural Nevada. Two of these properties, Belmont and Desert Apartments in Tonopah, were recently acquired and rehabilitated by NRHA. This award submission aims to highlight the acquisition, financing and rehabilitation work done for the Desert property, specifically, as it faced extraordinary challenges – challenges NRHA was ready and willing to tackle head on with innovative strategies
NALHFA Member Spotlight - Garland Housing Finance Corporation
2021 Feb 1924m 28s
During its 2020 Virtual Annual Conference, NALHFA presented the Garland Housing Finance Agency with an Award of Redevelopment Excellence award in recognition of the City Square Lofts development. The long vacant and blighted former Bank of America Tower was transformed from an obsolete 6 story office/bank building to this truly innovative and unique development in the heart of Garland. The development is a centerpiece of a downtown community revitalization plan implement by the City. Development is in two phases, with the first phase now completed. It is transformational for Downtown Garland which has invested heavily in improving public infrastructure and developing properties around light rail presence in Downtown Garland. Reaction from the community has been overwhelmingly positive with immediate lease up upon opening.
More episodes may be available on the podcast’s website.