Carson City, Nev. – Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA) has appointed Heather Simola as director of Real Estate Operations and Stacey Sept as director of Community Development.
“Heather and Stacey have the experience and capabilities to advance the agency’s mission of promoting, providing and financing affordable housing opportunities for all rural Nevadans,” said NRHA Executive Director Bill Brewer. “I’m thrilled to see them both advance within the agency.”
Simola was previously the NRHA’s Real Property Administrator and provided asset management oversight to a property portfolio spanning roughly 600 rental units in rural Nevada. In her new role, she will supervise oversight of the physical, fiscal, and regulatory operations of NRHA’s real property portfolio in addition to increasing involvement regarding public and private financing sources.
“I look forward to contributing to the agency goals while ensuring our property portfolio is strong, sustainable and expanding,” Simola said.
After serving as director of Human Resources of the NRHA for nearly four years, Sept is now responsible for managing NRHA’s Community Development Department and providing oversight for real estate acquisition and disposition efforts, project development, rehabilitation project initiatives, rural outreach and facilitation of affordable housing demand.
“With a background in HR and construction project management, I look forward to making a positive impact on rural Nevada’s housing needs, as well as developing new partnerships and community relationships across the state,” Sept said.
About the Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA)
Nevada Rural Housing Authority’s mission is to promote, provide and finance affordable housing opportunities for all rural Nevadans. NRHA does this through homeownership programs, rental services, community development initiatives and an exclusive Weatherization program. The Authority serves Nevada’s 15 rural counties and the rural portions of Clark and Washoe Counties – a coverage area of 110,000 square miles and home to more than 1.3 million Nevadans. For more information, visit www.nvrural.org.