Greystone’s Tanya Eastwood Appointed to Board of National Rural Housing Coalition

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tanya Eastwood, President of Greystone Affordable Housing Initiatives LLC, a leading provider of affordable housing recapitalization and rehabilitation services, has been appointed to the board of the National Rural Housing Coalition. Tanya’s tenure with the NRHC includes several years as an active member, while simultaneously leading Greystone’s efforts in preserving thousands of affordable housing units across the United States.

NRHC, founded in 1969, has the mission to achieve better housing and community facilities for low-income rural families. The organization works to focus policy makers on the needs of rural areas through direct advocacy and by coordinating a network of rural housing advocates around the nation.

“The NRHC is a vital organization to the efforts of both public and private advocates of rural affordable housing, and I am honored to serve on the board with such distinguished members,” said Ms. Eastwood. “At no point more than today do the millions of residents in affordable housing need vocal advocates to ensure that their resources are preserved. I look forward to being an active participant in the fight for residents’ rights through the NRHC.”

At Greystone, Ms. Eastwood is responsible for the strategic growth and implementation of Greystone’s affordable housing preservation efforts, which assist non-profit and for-profit owners and developers in meeting the challenges associated with the preservation, recapitalization, and rehabilitation of affordable housing assets across the U.S. Ms. Eastwood also currently serves as President of the National Council for Affordable and Rural Housing.

About Greystone Affordable Housing Initiatives LLC
Greystone Affordable Housing Initiatives LLC, an affiliate of Greystone, is a finance and transaction management company that is focused on meeting the challenges associated with the recapitalization, rehabilitation and preservation of affordable housing throughout the U.S. To date, Greystone has coordinated the rehabilitation and preservation of over 8,200 apartment units with another 5,800 in various stages of completion. The company’s mission is to create meaningful and significant impacts on communities by helping to provide low-income households with decent, safe affordable housing.

About Greystone
Greystone, together with its affiliates, is a real estate lending, investment and advisory company headquartered in New York. Our range of services includes commercial lending across a variety of platforms such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, CMBS, FHA, USDA, bridge and proprietary loan products; Mortgage servicing; Real estate investment and development; Acquisitions / management of multifamily properties and healthcare facilities; Affordable housing preservation; Public transport real estate management; and Investment sales advisory. Loans are offered through Greystone Servicing Corporation, Inc., Greystone Funding Corporation and/or other Greystone affiliates. For more information, visit www.greyco.com.

About National Rural Housing Coalition
The National Rural Housing Coalition (NRHC) was founded by a group of concerned rural community activists, public officials, and non-profit developers to fight for better housing and community facilities for low-income rural families. Today, NRHC works to promote and defend the principle that rural people have the right — regardless of income — to a decent, affordable place to live, clean drinking water, and basic community services. For more information, visit http://ruralhousingcoalition.org/.

PRESS CONTACT: Karen Marotta Greystone 212-896-9149 Karen.Marotta@greyco.com

Source: Greystone