Atlanta, GA (Vocus) May 7, 2010
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta) announced today that it has appointed a new member to its Affordable Housing Advisory Council. Priscilla Howard of Tallahassee, Fla. was selected to serve as one of the two council members from Florida. FHLBank Atlanta’s Affordable Housing Advisory Council has a total of 15 members. Howard’s term began May 1, 2010.
Howard currently serves as president of Community Solutions Group in Tallahassee. The Community Services Group specializes in assisting clients in all areas of affordable housing, including finance, and related local, state, and federal policy issues and capacity building. She also is the financial advisor for the Jacksonville Housing Finance Authority and community representative for the City of Tallahassee Affordable Housing Advisory Board. Howard has 24 years of experience in housing and community development. Previously, she was senior manager of the Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s affordable housing programs.
About FHLBank Atlanta
FHLBank Atlanta (http://www.fhlbatl.com) offers competitively-priced financing, community development grants, and other banking services to help approximately 1,200 member financial institutions make affordable home mortgages and provide economic development credit to neighborhoods and communities. The Bank’s members—its shareholders and customers—are commercial banks, credit unions, savings institutions, and insurance companies headquartered in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. FHLBank Atlanta is one of 12 district banks in the Federal Home Loan Bank System which since 1990 has contributed more than $3.6 billion to the Affordable Housing Program.
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