Coalition for the Homeless Presents Nixon Peabody’s Deborah VanAmerongen with “Key of Excellence Award”

Coalition for the Homeless Presents Nixon Peabody’s Deborah VanAmerongen with “Key of Excellence Award”

Jericho, NY, and New York City – December 12, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Nixon Peabody LLP is pleased to announce that the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless has presented Deborah VanAmerongen with the “Key of Excellence Award.”

This award is presented annually at The Keys for the Homeless Conference, which addresses the issues and needs of its homeless and at-risk neighbors through informative workshops, inspiring speakers, important networking opportunities and a chance to support its efforts to help the homeless. The Coalition coordinates homeless services provided by more than 125 agencies through the development of the Continuum of Care groups in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Ms. VanAmerongen, the former Commissioner of the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, is a strategic policy adviser working closely with attorneys in the firm’s Affordable Housing practice to provide advice to developers, owners, and managers of affordable housing, as well as their financing partners, in the preservation and production of affordable housing nationwide.

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