JUNE 2022

From the Executive Director

I am inspired by you all and want to especially thank the nearly 150 attendees of our Nevada Housing Policy Forums last week in Reno and yesterday in Las Vegas. The attention and care for policy solutions from development and preservation to supportive housing to access and equity was breathtaking. We brainstormed for our housing supply shortage overall and addressed the here and now with our rising rents. The discussion was candid and we shined a light on some of the things we are doing well and some of our gaps and weaknesses, with a focus on policy solutions. Most importantly, we made new connections and re-connected with our colleagues and partners across the housing spectrum and across our state. Stay tuned for a release of our outcomes and for the legislative priorities that the NHC Board of Directors will be moving forward.

Be sure to check out our amazing education and training opportunities (featured below) as part of Elevate NV Affordable Housing, in partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco. We have a full calendar of events for Supportive Housing. Make sure you save the date for our Conference which will have special events for all training participants and an Affordable Housing 101 Academy held the day before the conference.

Finally, I want to thank all of our members. These past few months, we have added so many new members, and our membership continues to grow! Some of our new members are familiar and some, like Dominium featured in our Member Spotlight, are new to Nevada but bring expertise and energy to advance affordable housing. 

Thank you all!


Sponsor Now: 2022 Housing Conference

Sponsorships are now open for the 2022 Nevada Housing Conference taking place October 19-20 at the Peppermill Reno and virtually.

This Conference in our largest event of the year and our greatest opportunity to convene affordable housing stakeholders and advocates from across the state for strategic collaboration. By becoming a Sponsor, you make a lasting impact by helping us provide a meaningful and inclusive event to help eliminate the affordable housing crisis in Nevada.

Upcoming Events

Homenowner Resources in Nevada: Part 2

Wednesday, July 27th
12:00 – 12:45pm

With record high median home prices, how are some of our existing homeownership programs adjusting and adapting to support the American Dream for more hard-working Nevadans? Learn about some of our leading programs in the state and gain insights from their boots-on-the-ground experiences across our state.

ElevateNV Kick-Off

Be part of creating the affordable housing in our state that our, and your, communities need!

Last month, we launched our exciting new capacity-building project, ElevateNV Affordable Housing, at our May Lunch & Learn. Did you miss it? Watch it here.

Our supportive housing education and training calendar has filled out. Check out our calender HERE! There will be robust trainings on every phase of affordable housing development from pre-development to property management. Additionally, there will be a Supportive Housing Academy to educate developers and service providers on preparing to create quality supportive housing projects.

The programs are intended for any housing professional who is looking to increase their access to funding sources, build mutually beneficial partnerships within and across sectors, foster modern and sustainable projects that win competitive funding opportunities, and, most importantly, serve to meaningfully close the gap in Nevada’s low-income housing inventory for our state’s most vulnerable communities.

Virtual Information Session – Register Now

“How to Create Supportive Housing”
July 12th at 10:00am

Join CSH and NHC to prepare for the upcoming Supportive Housing Academy this fall. Register here.

Save the Dates (Registration information coming soon)

  • July 18th: “Busting Barriers to End Homelessness” A Virtual Strategy Session
  • August 25th and August 30th: Supportive Housing Academy NORTH, Aug. 25th (virtual), Aug. 30th (in person)
  • August 25th and September 1st: Supportive Housing Academy SOUTH, Aug. 25th (virtual), Sep. 1st (in person)

Interest Form

For more information and real-time updates on event dates, registration and RFP deadlines, submit an interest form here.

Member Spotlight


This month, we welcome one of our newest members, Dominium! With 50 years of experience and a portfolio of 38,000 apartment units, we look forward to having additional support to increase our inventory. And innovation – if they can convert a flour mill in Pennsylvania to affordable units and preserve the historic characteristics, what will they be bringing to us here in Nevada? Click the video below to watch our interview with Owen Metz, Senior Vice President and Project Partner.

State update

Home Means Nevada Initiative Update

Pre-Applications have closed, and we are looking forward to the next steps. Stay tuned!


NC Website Resources

Trusted reports, research and data to educate and empower you.

Member Moments

Ovation Development and Coordinated Living of Southern Nevada Celebrate New Senior Affordable Housing Community

On June 9, Ovation Development, in partnership with Coordinated Living of Southern Nevada, held a Grand Opening for their newest senior affordable housing community, Arioso. The beautiful 195-unit facility is located in southwest Las Vegas and was built for low-income seniors. The cost of rent includes all utilities, and units were built to be energy efficient. The community is pet friendly and has amenities such as a fitness center, media room, salon, library, and game room. Governor Steve Sisolak joined the grand opening as part of the Home Means Nevada Initiative and noted that Ovation is setting the bar high for other developers. Two current residents of Arioso shared their testimonies on how their lives have improved since moving into the community. Congratulations, and we look forward to celebrating future developments for our Nevadans in need.

Rental Assistance Program Needs Landlords

The Reno Housing Authority is resuming its monthly landlord briefings virtually beginning Wednesday, June 29 at 1:30pm. Landlords who participate in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program play a vital role in ensuring low-income families have a safe place to live. Landlords are guaranteed rent stability and direct deposit as well as lease signing bonuses and other incentives. Read the full press release here for additional information.

Job Opening: Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas

Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas is hiring a Database and Resource Development Assistant. Click here for the full job description and application instructions. 

Job Openings: Nevada Rural Housing Authority

Nevada Rural Housing Authority is seeking a Project Manager and a Project Coordinator for their Community Development department. For more information on the positions, or to apply, click here.

Do You Have an Announcement?

If you’re an active member of NHC and have an announcement to share in an upcoming Newsletter, please contact amanda.lakin@nvhousingcoalition.org.

NAI Vegas
Nevada State Apartment Association
Pacific Development Group
Rise Village

Nonprofit & Government
American Land Title Association
City of Sparks
Lyon County Human Services
Northern Nevada Community Housing
Rebuilding Together Southern Nevada
The Children’s Cabinet

Sheila Cohen
Jeff Hardcastle
David Meyer
Scott Myer

Midwest Housing Equity Group

Argentum Partners

Candace Stowell

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