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Scott Kline

Vice President

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Scott L. Kline is Vice President of the National Housing Trust and Senior Vice President of NHT Communities.  The mission of both organizations is the preservation of federally assisted and unassisted affordable housing.  Scott oversees a team of developers and asset managers responsible for acquisition efforts throughout the United States on behalf of NHT Communities which involves identifying preservation opportunities, negotiating site control with owners, developing project concepts and finance plans, coordinating due diligence processes, securing financing, and the asset management of acquired properties.  In his role with the National Housing Trust, Scott also develops and conducts workshops for resident councils, non-profit developers, city/state housing officials, and state finance agencies.

Prior to joining the staff of the Trust, Scott served as the Director of Multi-family Programs for the Arlington Housing Corporation (AHC), a private, nonprofit, developer of affordable housing in Arlington, VA.  He coordinated a staff of five in all facets of multifamily real estate development, including acquisition, finance, design, construction and/or rehabilitation, marketing, and asset management.

Scott has experience working with a variety of financial executions and programs including: private activity tax-exempt bonds; 501(c)(3) fixed rate and lower floater bonds; Federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credits; Historic Tax Credits; Section 8; Community Development Block Grant funds; HOME; Federal Home Loan Bank’s Affordable Housing Program; FHA; Fannie Mae; Freddie Mac, and; numerous city and state programs. During his 30-year career in the affordable housing arena, Scott has financed over $600 million of affordable housing acquisitions and renovations.

Scott earned an M.B.A. in Real Estate Development and Urban Planning, from American University, Washington, D.C. and also holds a B.B.A in Finance, from George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Mr. Kline is a past President of the Board of the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers serving the metropolitan D.C. area, and four nonprofit boards that own and operate Section 8 properties.  Presently, Scott sits on the Boards of Catholics for Housing and the National Affordable Housing Trust and is a member of the Housing Trust Fund Developer Advisory Group.


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