The housing problem
Kirk Goodrich, Monadnock Development
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Kirk has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of community development, affordable housing finance and real estate development. Much of his initial experience was gained during an almost 10-year tenure overseeing the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) syndication business for Enterprise Community Investment in the New York Region. During that period, 12,000 units were financed in the region with approximately $1 billion invested. He currently serves as President at Monadnock Development LLC. Over the last decade, Monadnock Development has acquired or developed 46 projects containing more than 9,000 units with total development costs in excess of $2.9 billion. Kirk serves as co-host and co-executive producer, with Rafael Cestero, of The Housing Problem Podcast (https://thehousingproblem.com/). He also writes and speaks extensively on affordable housing policy and practice. Kirk is producing a feature-length documentary on the history and success of the Nehemiah Homeownership Program in Brooklyn, New York, which is set for a 2024 release. He holds a BS in Consumer Economics and Housing from Cornell University, an MUP (1995) from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and a Juris Doctor Degree, Fordham University School of Law. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of the NYC Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC), was past Chair and current Vice Chair of the New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH), and is a Board Member for Metro IAF Community Restoration Fund, LLC and Breaking Ground.