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About Policy and Research

NHC vigorously defends policies that support our American home and leverages research on housing issues and trends to help guide industry stakeholders on strategies to address America’s most pressing affordable housing needs. We advocate for reform and innovation that improves access to quality affordable homeownership and rental housing. Our deep understanding of housing policy and track record of leadership open doors for NHC and our members in the executive branch and on Capitol Hill. NHC’s Policy and Research Committee provides broad, strategic guidance to staff, such as choosing policy priorities and research initiatives.


Kimani Little
Federal Home Loan Bank of New York

Mark Willis
Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy at New York University

At-Large Members

David Adame
Chicanos Por La Causa

Michael Bodaken

Emily Cadik
Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition

Duane Duncan
Genworth Financial

David M. Dworkin

Elisabeth Gehl
Habitat for Humanity International

Priya Jayachandran
National Housing Trust

David Jeffers
First Story

Kirsten Johnson-Obey
Neighborworks® America

Matt Josephs
Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Carol Lamberg

Peter Lawrence
Novogradac & Company LLP

Jessica Lynch
National Association of Home Builders

Linda Mandolini
Eden Housing

Sarah Mickelson
National Low Income Housing Coalition

Michael Novogradac
Novogradac & Company LLP

Steve O’Connor
Mortgage Bankers Association

Zenovia Palmer
Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, Inc.

Andrea Ponsor
Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future

Christopher Ptomey
Terwilliger Center for Housing at the Urban Land Institute

Nan Roman
National Alliance to End Homelessness

Kris Siglin
National Community Stabilization Trust

Alazne Solis

Lou Tisler
National NeighborWorks® Association

Jennifer Vasiloff
Opportunity Finance Network

Joseph Ventrone
National Association of REALTORS®

Chris Vincent
Habitat for Humanity International

Barry Zigas
Zigas and Associates LLC

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