PITTSBURGH – October 17, 2019 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney announces that Michelle Yarbrough Korb, Counsel in the firm’s Real Estate group has been reappointed to the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) Housing Committee for a two-year term. She has served on this committee consecutively since 2013.
Yarbrough Korb focuses her practice in the affordable housing industry. She represents developers, public housing agencies and their related entities on development, utilization of low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) and federal programs, including those offered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). She regularly advises developers from concept to closing on multimillion-dollar development projects, including the formation and use of new entities, working with state and federal governmental agencies, addressing compliance issues and leveraging private and public financing and partnerships.
“Now more than ever, leadership counts,” said incoming NAHRO President Sunny Shaw. “That is why we are glad to have Michelle among NAHRO’s national leaders. Michelle’s experience and dedication will help further NAHRO’s mission – to provide its members with the resources they need to create and maintain affordable housing and nurture sustainable, vibrant communities nationwide.”
The Housing Committee is responsible for a broad range of legislative, regulatory, administrative, appropriations, and grant-related issues. Its sphere of activity extends to a wide range of housing-related programs, including, but not limited to, Public Housing, Section 8 tenant-based programs, and Section 8 project-based programs. The Committee, by fulfilling its resolution-passing function, recommends policies and actions to the BOG. These policies and actions further the goal of providing adequate and affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families.