BOSTON (February 29, 2016) – Holland & Knight partner William Machen has been recognized by the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA) with the 2015 Vision Award for his contributions to affordable housing and community development. Mr. Machen received the award at NH&RA’s annual meeting last week in Palm Beach, Fla.
NH&RA presents the Vision Award annually to affordable housing and community development leaders who have made valuable contributions to the field and demonstrated years of leadership, commitment and imagination, and whose careers and achievements serve as examples and role models. Honorees are nominated and selected by an expert committee of NH&RA directors representing a range of disciplines, including developers, syndicators, attorneys, accountants and other affordable housing industry professionals.
Mr. Machen has a wealth of experience in real estate syndication, affordable housing matters, historic rehabilitation, renewable energy, and partnership and real estate taxation. He has represented syndicators, investors and developers for more than 40 years in numerous syndicated and nonsyndicated transactions and joint ventures, including subsidized and conventionally financed housing, office buildings, shopping centers and hotels, rehabilitation of historic buildings and renewable energy facilities. He is a partner in Holland & Knight’s Boston office.
NH&RA is a professional association of affordable housing and multifamily owners, developers and professionals. Its primary mission is to help members expand their businesses and create value through business-to-business exchange, time-sensitive transaction-oriented education, the fostering of new business relationships and targeted issue advocacy.