Veronica Gonzalez Joins The NHP Foundation

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Assumes new position as Regional Director of Development, Midwest

The NHP Foundation (NHPF) announced today that Veronica Gonzalez has been named Regional Director of Development for the Midwest, working in the organization’s Chicago office. Ms. Gonzalez brings over 20 years of experience managing complex multifamily, mixed finance redevelopments for public housing authorities, municipalities, and private affordable housing developers to NHPF. In her most recent role she was the VP for Real Estate Development at The Resurrection Project – a local not for profit development corporation that provides community investment through homeownership, rental housing, and community services throughout Chicago’s southwest neighborhoods and western suburbs.

At NHPF, Ms. Gonzalez’s primary focus is on Chicago and Midwest opportunities. Her responsibilities at NHPF include project conceptualization, predevelopment, deal execution and project closeout. She maintains local relationships to partner and facilitate development of affordable housing.
“The addition of Veronica enables NHPF to better leverage the enormous affordable housing opportunities Chicago presents,” said Richard Burns, President & CEO of NHPF, “Our team is now perfectly positioned to complete 2020 goals including more SRO deals, faith-based projects and other affordable housing preservation and development.”

Ms. Gonzalez, a native of Chicago who currently lives in Oak Park, received her Bachelor of Arts, Public Policy Studies from the University of Chicago and obtained her Master of Urban Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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. NHPF is dedicated to preserving and creating sustainable, service-enriched multifamily housing that is both affordable to low and moderate income families and seniors, and beneficial to their communities. 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 56 properties, including more than 10,000 units, in 15 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, please visit

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