Susan A. Nixon Joins Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP

May 8, 2017 Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP has added Susan A. Nixon to their legal team. Ms. Nixon is an associate attorney specializing in real estate law and will work out of the firm’s Albany office. She earned her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law and holds a B.A. in History from Queens College. Nixon is the president of Senior Services of Albany, Inc. In 2013, she was named a New York Rising Star in Estate Planning and Probate by SuperLawyers. Full Bio: Susan A....

CHW Supports 2017 NYSAFAH Conference

May 11, 2017 CHW was a gold sponsor and exhibitor at the 18th Annual NYSAFAH Conference, held May 9-10th at the NY Marriott Marquis in Times Square. NYSAFAH (NYS Association For Affordable Housing) is the nation’s largest affordable housing trade group and for the past twenty years has advocated for programs that support the construction and preservation of affordable housing. NYSAFAH is working on critical advocacy work on city, state and federal housing policies and housing tax credits. NYSAFAH supports a broad array of initiatives in New York City, New York State and in Washington, DC and is currently advocating for a comprehensive housing platform that would invest more in economically distressed communities and utilize development to catalyze neighborhood growth and create jobs, while providing safe, quality homes for low- and middle-income New Yorkers.    ...

CHW Sponsors Upstate Supportive Housing Event – Greco Serves as Panelist

April 26, 2017 Cannon Heyman & Weiss will co-sponsor the Joint Ventures that Work for Supportive Housing – Upstate event on Thursday, April 27th at the NYS Homes & Community Renewal Office in Albany, NY. The event will feature a discussion on successful ways for non-profits and for profits to partner in developing permanent supportive housing. Michael Greco, who is a partner at Cannon Heyman & Weiss, will serve on a discussion panel, along with Dominick Buffa, First Sterling; Sue McCann, The Community Builders; Mike Newman, CSD Housing; and John Warren, Central New York Services. Maygen Moore, Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH), will serve as the panel moderator. CSH is co-sponsoring the event with CHW. Panelists will provide an overview of the available funding sources, real time examples and discuss the pros and cons of the following partnership structures: 100% Non-profit Development; Turn-key Development; and Joint Ventures with Majority Non-profit Control (51%).           Click here to learn more about Michael...

Chase Evans Joins CHW as Associate Attorney

April 27, 2017 Chase Evans recently joined Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP as an associate attorney. Evans concentrates his practice in affordable housing and community development, real estate and corporate law. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the Albany Law School. Full Bio: Chase...

CHW Sponsors 2017 Statewide Preservation Conference

April 14, 2017 CHW has again sponsored and participated in the annual Statewide Preservation Conference. This year’s conference took place April 6-8th in Rochester, New York. CHW Partner, Tim Favaro, was part of a panel of speakers for the session titled Historic Tax Credits and Affordable Housing. He joined panelists Julian Adams, Director, Community Preservation Services Bureau, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation; Stephanie Benson, Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Edgemere Development, Inc.; and Leonard Skrill, Assistant Commissioner, NYS Homes & Community Renewal. The Preservation Conference celebrates past achievements and also plans for the future of historic preservation in New York State. Click here to read more about...

CHW Extends Scholarship Fund Deadline

The application deadline for the annual CHW Scholarship Fund has been extended to April 28, 2017. In order to qualify for the Scholarship Fund, applicants must reside in an affordable rental housing development. CHW created its Scholarship Fund in 2013 as a means of helping students living in affordable rental housing developments realize the dream of furthering their educational training. Providing financial aid to qualified students is an extension of the CHW mission and reflective of its commitment to the affordable housing industry and community development. The Scholarship Fund, which is entirely underwritten by CHW, awards scholarships to students seeking full- and part-time undergraduate study at approved colleges, junior colleges, technical schools and other post-secondary institutions leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate. For additional details, submission requirements and to download an application, visit www.chwattys.com/about....