NAHMA Welcomes Ben Carson as New HUD Secretary


Alexandria, Va., March 6, 2017 – (RealEstateRama) — The National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) congratulates Dr. Ben Carson on his March 2 confirmation as secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).


The association welcomes the chance to work with HUD’s new leadership on affordable housing issues, including:

? Providing for timely and full funding for HUD’s rental assistance programs, including Project Based Section 8 housing assistance payment contracts;
? Preserving and developing new affordable housing units;
? Improving the operation between tax credits, rural and HUD housing programs;
? Reducing regulatory burden in affordable housing policies; and
? Ensuring residents can access economic opportunity by eliminating barriers to reinvestment in communities that have been plagued by persistent poverty.

“We look forward to the opportunity to share NAHMA’s perspectives about improving HUD’s multifamily housing programs, which are critical to providing quality rental housing to families in need and to improving economic opportunity for all Americans,” Kris Cook, CAE, NAHMA executive director, said.

NAHMA is the leading voice for affordable housing management, advocating on behalf of multifamily property managers and owners whose mission is to provide quality affordable housing. NAHMA supports legislative and regulatory policy that promotes the development and preservation of decent and safe affordable housing, is a vital resource for technical education and information and fosters strategic relations between government and industry. NAHMA’s membership represents 75 percent of the affordable housing management industry, and includes its most distinguished multifamily owners and management companies. Visit for more information.


Media Contact
Jennifer Jones, Manager of Communications and Public Relations
National Affordable Housing Management Association
703-683-8630, ext. 100

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