Consultant Directory

Training/Consulting

  • Donna M. Blaze
    CEO
    Affordable Housing Alliance
    59 Broad Street
    Eatontown, NJ 07724

    Phone: 732-389-2958

    http://housingall.org

    The Alliance mission is to improve the quality of life for all New Jersey Residents by developing and preserving affordable housing, by providing services to maintain housing affordability, by providing housing education, and by helping communities meet their legal and moral housing obligations.

    Filed under: Administrative Agent, Developer/Builder, Grant Writing, Housing Counseling & Education, Housing Program Administration, Housing Rehabilitation Program Administration, Property Management, Training/Consulting, Networking, Seminars, Accreditation

  • William Crawley
    Chairman
    Polaris American
    4 South Orange Avenue, Ste. 312
    South Orange, NJ 07079

    Phone: 9738206292
    Cell: 9738206292

    http://www.polarisamerican.com

    Urban redevelopment Real estate advisory focused on early childhood education, redevelopment and community development Property management

    Filed under: Cleaning Services, Developer/Builder, Property Management, Training/Consulting, Committees, Networking, Seminars, Accreditation, Policy, Programs

  • Darlene Green
    Associate/Senior Project Planner
    Maser Consulting
    53 Frontage Road, Suite 120, PO Box 4017
    Clinton, NJ 08809

    Phone: 908-238-0900

    Maser Consulting provides the in-house expertise to address all municipal and regional planning needs, including the preparation of comprehensive master plans, recreation and open space master plans, COAH affordable housing plans, NJ Highlands Regional Master Plan conformance and zoning ordinance amendments. Our professional planners review subdivision and site plan applications for zoning and planning boards. Maser Consulting also provides regional planning services to counties. Our planners are in the forefront in “Smart Growth” initiatives, neo-traditional design, redevelopment planning, downtown revitalization, form based codes and plan endorsement.

    Filed under: Municipal Government, Professional Planning Services, Training/Consulting, Networking, Seminars, Accreditation

  • Sharon Levy
    Housing Development Consultant
    Monarch Housing Associates
    29 Alden Street, Suite 1B
    Cranford, NJ 07016

    Phone: (908) 272-5363 x 221
    Fax: (908) 382-6312

    https://monarchhousing.org

    Monarch Housing Associates, Inc. is a state-wide non-profit housing consulting company with over 25 years of experience working with clients to develop affordable and mixed-income housing for seniors, families and persons with special needs.  Our clients include private developers, housing authorities, senior housing associations, hospitals, social service agencies, non-profit organizations and municipalities.  Monarch has developed an expertise in assembling project financing using multiple layers of financing from local, state, federal and private funding.  Some of these funding sources include federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits, HOME, CDBG, HUD Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (RAD), NJHMFA financing, HUD financing, Federal Home Loan Bank Affordable Housing Program, Municipal Affordable Housing Trust Funds, and Special Needs Programs.  As a result of Monarch’s work, over 2,500 units of affordable housing have been created or preserved in New Jersey.

    Filed under: Banking/Finance, Developer/Builder, Grant Writing, Tax Credits Services, Training/Consulting, Other, Networking, Seminars

  • Asish Patel
    Senior Associate
    Monarch Housing Associates, Inc.
    29 Alden Street, Suite 1B
    Cranford, NJ 07016

    Phone: (908) 272-5363 x223
    Cell: (908) 370-5522
    Fax: (908) 382-6308

    http://www.monarchhousing.org

    Monarch Housing Associates, Inc. is a state-wide non-profit housing consulting company with over 25 years of experience working with clients to develop affordable and mixed-income housing for seniors, families and persons with special needs.  Our clients include private developers, housing authorities, senior housing associations, hospitals, social service agencies, non-profit organizations and municipalities.  Monarch has developed an expertise in assembling project financing using multiple layers of financing from local, state, federal and private funding.  Some of these funding sources include federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits, HOME, CDBG, HUD Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (RAD), NJHMFA financing,  HUD financing, Federal Home Loan Bank Affordable Housing Program, Municipal Affordable Housing Trust Funds, and Special Needs Programs.  As a result of Monarch’s work, over 2,500 units of affordable housing has been created or preserved in New Jersey.

    Filed under: Banking/Finance, Developer/Builder, Grant Writing, Tax Credits Services, Training/Consulting, Networking, Seminars

  • Frank Piazza
    President
    Piazza & Associates, Inc.
    216 Rockingham Row
    Princeton, NJ 08540

    Phone: 609-786-1100 ext. 301
    Fax: 609-786-1105

    http://www.HousingQuest.com

    Since its inception in 1994, Piazza & Associates, Inc. has been in the forefront in the administration, monitoring and compliance of affordable housing in New Jersey.  Today, Piazza & Associates, Inc. offers a full range of affordable housing compliance and monitoring services including Administrative Agent, training, consulting and community management services.  Frank Piazza, it’s principal, has been very active in the development and implementation of training programs for the administration of affordable housing, as well as policy issues that impact the field in New Jersey.

    Filed under: Administrative Agent, Community/Association Management, Housing Program Administration, Training/Consulting, Committees, Networking, Seminars, Accreditation, Education, Policy

  • Stuart Portney, P.P.
    President
    The Metro Company, LLC
    242 10th Street, Suite 103
    Jersey City, NJ 07302

    Phone: 201-435-6500
    Fax: 201-435-6560

    http://www.metroco.com

    The Metro Company, LLC is an innovative real estate, planning, housing, finance and development firm, offering a fully integrated package of services. Particular expertise includes structuring public and private financing packages; planning, developing and administering affordable & mixed income housing developments; creating various community and economic development programs, including redevelopment, master planning and consolidated planning efforts.

    Filed under: Administrative Agent, Banking/Finance, Developer/Builder, Housing Program Administration, Professional Planning Services, Tax Credits Services, Training/Consulting, Other Redevelopment Planning/Implementation

  • Brian Roddy
    Supervisor, CPA
    WithumSmith+Brown
    One Tower Center Blvd, 14th Floor
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816

    Phone: 732-828-1614
    Cell: 732-757-9544

    https://www.withum.com/

    Withum is a nationally ranked Top 30 Firm with nearly 1,000 employees. Our experienced professionals understand all facets of the real estate industry including affordable housing, commercial, industrial, residential, shopping centers, hospitality, mixed use, parking garages and co-ops and condominiums.  Our affordable housing services include: financial statement audits (for profit and Not-for-Profit), HUD audits and REAC submissions, cost certifications, LIHTC compliance auditing and monitoring, LIHTC exit strategies, and various other services.

    Filed under: Banking/Finance, Tax Credits Services, Training/Consulting, Committees, Networking, Seminars, Finance Accounting services

  • Peter Van den Kooy, PP, AICP
    Director of Planning
    CME Associates
    1460 Route 9 South
    Howell, NJ 07731

    Phone: 732-462-7400
    Fax: 732-409-0756

    CME Associates has extensive experience in providing planning, engineering, survey, grant writing and related services on public and private sector affordable housing projects throughout the State of New Jersey.  We have enabled our private sector clients to realize substantial cost savings and expedited project implementation by leveraging our detailed affordable housing regulatory and design knowledge to maximize the unit count and square footage of the projects we design while minimizing costs through identifying the most expedient pathway to obtain project approvals. Similarly, our public sector services apply our substantial experience in preparing housing plan elements, fair share plans, vacant land adjustments, build-out analyses and expert testimony before superior courts in four NJ counties in order to prepare housing plan elements and fair share plans that are both compliant from a regulatory perspective and compatible with the community’s goals and vision. Please feel free to contact us to discuss your goals and vision for your affordable housing projects and programs.

    Filed under: Civil Engineering Services, Environmental Review & Testing, Grant Writing, Professional Planning Services, Training/Consulting, Other Land Development Advisory Services, GIS Services, Survey, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Permitting, Landscape Architecture, Energy Services

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