Ms. Lyn Burton
The Executive Director/President is the chief executive officer for Affordable Housing Connections, Inc. (AHC). Responsible for all phases of the management and operation of this nonprofit (501(c)(3)) affordable housing services organization and Minnesota Charitable Trust, including the Education and Leadership Center, LLC (ELC). The Executive Director/President is an ex-officio (non-voting) member of the Board of Directors.
The Chief Financial Operating Officer’s duties are focused primarily on the company's finances, employees, and general operations management. Responsible for oversight implementation of policies impacting the operation of this nonprofit (501(c)(3)) affordable housing services organization and Minnesota Charitable Trust, including the Education and Leadership Center, LLC (ELC). Serves as CFO of the Education and Leadership Center LLC (ELC) and is a member of the internal Executive Team.
Assist in developing and teaching the newest AHC-ELC Certificate courses that meet the needs of diverse learners while developing and delivering professional development programs for people working with state, local, and federal programs that support the creation and maintenance of affordable housing.
The Manager of Housing Assistance Services assists AHC in its many services and new initiatives for the affordable housing industry and related governmental agencies, including working with local cities on their inclusionary housing programs, implementing federal housing grants, and other key funding sources for affordable housing. He is also working with other staff on educational offerings by AHC.
The Office Manager is responsible for coordinating all office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance with company policies. Duties include accounting support, technical support, and supporting program staff while managing correspondence, office equipment, website, and program databases and information systems.
The Program Managers are responsible for AHC’s satisfactory performance of all contracts, including program planning, workload management, technical assistance to owners/managers, reporting to Suballocators, Participating Jurisdictions, and other governmental agencies, and AHC budget conformance for related expenses, subject to final approval of the Executive Director.
Stephanie also schedules the site visits for all first-year projects as well as large projects that require multiple staff as well as coordinating with AHC’s contract inspectors to assign inspectors to site visits.
Jennifer also monitors first-year LIHTC projects.
The Program Coordinator oversees a workload of approximately 70 projects and is responsible for reviewing and ensuring program compliance of annual reports and supporting documents submitted by project owners and managers. Duties also include reviewing tenant files for compliance with program rules and regulations and sufficient support of tenant eligibility, preparing review letters, and evaluating owner/management responses for adequacy of any clarification and/or corrective actions to annual reports, tenant files, UPCS findings and/or supporting documents.