Samantha Richens joined NHPF in 2018. As a member of the development group, she is primarily responsible for supporting the financing and development of multifamily housing.
Prior to joining NHPF, Ms. Richens served as a Project Manager for Real Estate Development at the West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing, developing housing for formerly homeless older adults in Manhattan.
She has also served in disaster recovery in New Orleans, LA, working with for low-income homeowners affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita. She spent time working for the State of Louisiana’s Disaster Recovery Unit as part of the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity.
Ms. Richens earned an MS in Real Estate Development from Columbia University, where she served as a teaching assistant for Construction Management & Technology classes. She also holds a BA from Colby College.