John Peck '69 to Help Lead National Housing Trade Group
CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 2013 – Peck Shaffer partner John Weld Peck '69 has been elected vice chairman of the board of directors of the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA).
The NH&RA is a professional association of companies and individuals involved in affordable housing, historic rehabilitation and New Markets Tax Credit development. Mr. Peck has served on its board since 1993.
Mr. Peck has been in the forefront of affordable housing finance in the United States for the past 40 years. He participated in the legislative hearings that gave birth to the Section 8 program in the 1970s, helped write the original Section 8 financing regulations and has helped develop innovative tax-exempt multifamily housing finance vehicles since that time.
Mr. Peck has served as bond counsel, underwriter counsel, disclosure counsel, borrower counsel, housing authority counsel and issuer counsel on thousands of multifamily housing transactions.
He is a frequent speaker and panelist on multifamily finance topics.
About Peck Shaffer
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