Catherine Fennell joined The NHP Foundation in 2012. Ms. Fennell is a real estate development and finance executive with over 30 years experience (both public and private sector) in acquisition, development, government and community relations. In her development capacity she has managed all stages of development from feasibility to acquisition, approvals and permitting, pre-development activities, financing, construction and development, project delivery and project stabilization. Performed upfront proforma and market feasibility of potential projects and then maintained overall asset management responsibility of projects after completion.

Over the course of her career she has originated over $300 million in acquisitions, debt and equity placements Her experience runs the gamut and includes new construction, rehabilitation, historic rehab, low income housing tax credits, tax exempt bonds, HOPE VI, Project Based Section 8, HCV, FHLB, CDBG, HOME, and all HUD related funds.