WASHINGTON, DC – July 2, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Rick Haughey joined the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC) as Vice President of Property Operations and Technology. In the new position, Haughey will direct a new initiative to grow the strategic business and industry information the Council provides in a broad range of apartment operations issues, including technology and automation, property marketing, environmental sustainability, risk management and human resources.
“Rick brings an extensive background in multifamily and housing, working with associations, members, committees and contractors to develop conference programming, books, white papers, toolkits and other benchmarking resources,” said Kim Duty, NMHC Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Industry Initiatives. “He will dramatically expand NMHC’s ability to deliver high-level business intelligence to senior apartment executives.”
Haughey brings more than 20 years of housing experience in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. While Director of Multifamily Development at the Urban Land Institute (ULI), he published numerous reports, white papers and books – including six editions of Dollars and Cents of Multifamily Housing. He was also the author of the joint NMHC-ULI Getting Density Right: Tools for Vibrant Compact Development booklet.
Haughey joined NMHC from the Corporation for Enterprise Development, where he served as Director of Affordable Housing Initiatives. Before that he focused on multifamily issues as a Senior Fellow at the Center for Housing Policy and the National Housing Conference. He holds a MS in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in Urban Planning from the University of Maryland.
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Based in Washington, DC, NMHC is a national association representing the interests of the larger and most prominent apartment firms in the U.S. NMHC’s members are the principal officers of firms engaged in all aspects of the apartment industry, including owners, developers, managers and financiers. One third of Americans rent their housing, and more than 14 percent live in a rental apartment.
For more information, contact NMHC at 202-974-2300, e-mail the Council at , or visit NMHC’s web site at www.nmhc.org.
Jim Lapides, 202/974-2360,