"Micah's experience in the private sector gives him a perspective that we know will be a huge asset to the RLN and help shape our programming,” said Samuel Biele-Fisher, co-chair of the Rising Leaders Network.
NEW YORK (PRWEB) March 15, 2022
The NHP Foundation (NHPF) announced that Micah Hunter, Project Manager Acquisitions & Development has been named a board member of the Rising Leaders Network of the New York Housing Conference.
“Micah combines a wealth of expertise in the development and preservation of affordable housing with a deep passion to help all New Yorkers have safe and affordable homes. His extensive background in government, including his training and experience in social work, along with his experience in the private sector give him a perspective that we know will be a huge asset to the RLN and help shape our programming,” said Samuel Biele-Fisher, co-chair of the Rising Leaders Network. “We are very excited to have him on the Board,” adding that Micah personifies the professionalism and work ethic that embody the now 16-person Rising Leaders Network Board.
The Board’s current agenda include setting the vision and strategy for the RLN and planning its programming and initiatives, including its Winter Thought Leaders series, Summer Panel series, Community Impact Competition, affordable housing site tours, volunteer events, and more. The RLN is made up of young professionals who are passionate about the New York Housing Conference (NYHC) and who contribute to its mission through education and advocacy.
Micah Hunter joined NHPF in November 2021. As a member of the acquisition/ development group, he is primarily responsible for the acquisition, management of financing, development, and preservation of multifamily housing. He previously worked as a Senior Project Manager at B&B Urban LLC, a firm that focuses on affordable and supportive housing and some market rate development. Micah is also a former Senior Underwriter and once Project Manager who funded public and private affordable new construction and preservation for the City of New York within their Housing Development and Preservation agency (HPD)/ He also was responsible for reviewing all incoming affordable housing new construction project finance proposals and requests for proposals while there and is a former HPD-HDC Housing Fellow.
About the Rising Leaders Network, New York Housing Conference
New York Housing Conference’s Rising Leaders Network (RLN) is a professional organization specifically for emerging leaders working in the affordable housing community in New York. Through networking, education, advocacy and volunteer opportunities, the RLN allows young housing professionals to meet key people, to gain experience and to get involved with issues affecting our industry. The RLN’s programming helps connect and foster the next generation of talented leaders to ensure affordable housing in New York remains strong and vital for the future. Membership gives to access to all of the RLN’s educational events, advocacy efforts, network, and volunteer days.
About the NHP Foundation
Headquartered in New York City with offices in Washington, DC, and Chicago, IL, The NHP Foundation (NHPF) was launched on January 30, 1989, as a publicly supported 501(c)(3) not-for-profit real estate corporation. Since that time NHPF has invested nearly $1.2 billion in the preservation of affordable housing throughout 15 states and the District of Columbia. The investing of these funds has resulted in economic stability for thousands of seniors, families, and children. Communities have been enriched, school systems have remained intact, local businesses sustained their patrons and residents retained their employment. Through Family-Centered Coaching, NHPF’s subsidiary Operation Pathways engages with, and assists, families experiencing poverty and other hardship, to problem-solve together. Through partnerships with major financial institutions, the public sector, faith-based initiatives, and other not-for-profit organizations, NHPF has 57 properties, including more than 10,000 units. For more information, please visit http://www.nhpfoundation.org.