New York, NY. International law firm Nixon Peabody LLP announces that John L. Kelly has been elected to serve as vice chairman on the National Housing Conference board. He also serves as co-chair of NHC’s regional affiliate the New York Housing Conference.
Mr. Kelly is an Affordable Housing and Real Estate & Community Development partner in the firm’s New York City office. He has significant experience in federal, state, and local housing programs, including the FHA multifamily mortgage insurance programs, Section 42 low-income housing tax credits, and Section 8 and Section 202 restructurings. Mr. Kelly also has extensive experience representing both for-profit and nonprofit developers, owners, and operators in complex real estate transactions, including acquisitions and sales, ground leases, development agreements, and financings (private or public).
NHC has been the United Voice for Housing for more than 75 years. The organization’s membership is drawn from every industry segment and forms the foundation for NHC’s broad, nonpartisan advocacy for national policies and legislation that promote suitable housing in a safe, decent environment. NHC convenes members, stakeholders and others to improve coordination of diverse agendas and build consensus on key housing issues, including policies programs and legislation that help to provide affordable homes.