Alan serves as principal of ABP Associates, Inc. and president of the Housing Resource Center (HRC), a non-profit corporation that provides technical assistance to other non-profit organizations and public agencies in providing affordable housing. HRC also owns and operates senior housing in several communities in north and south Georgia and South Carolina.
As president of Housing Resource Center (HRC), Alan provides assistance to further its mission of preserving a variety of affordable housing vehicles. This is done through both technical assistance services and acquisition/development.
He has guided the Atlanta based non-profit into its new role as developer of senior housing projects under Section 202. Currently HRC has a 17-unit property (recipient of a Maxwell Award) in Kingsland, Georgia, and a 35-unit property in Beaufort, South Carolina. Housing Resource Center has continued to evolve in its programs and activities and currently manages over 200 units of senior housing.
As a principal in Ansley Housing Partners, Alan has developed an 80-unit family apartment complex through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program administered by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. These apartments meet a critical need for affordable family housing in Hinesville, Georgia, and were built and fully occupied in 12 months.
He secured a contract with the Resolution Trust Corporation as Technical Assistance Advisor with their Affordable Housing Disposition Program. In this position, he assisted in the largest single family donation project in the history of the RTC. Alan also provided expertise for the development of numerous multifamily properties held by the RTC.
In addition to HUD and RTC technical assistance, Alan has a long relationship with a noted Atlanta non-profit developer of affordable housing, Progressive Redevelopment, Inc. This alliance was vital for the redevelopment of the Imperial Hotel located in downtown Atlanta and the old Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital in Atlanta. The entity is jointly owned by the Housing Resource Center and Progressive Redevelopment. The project has been recognized as one of the best examples of urban redevelopment and has received an award from the Urban Institute for design.
Alan also has had a long-standing relationship with the Washington D.C. based non-profit, the National Housing Trust. The relationship began with his work on projects eligible under HUD’s Low Income Housing Preservation and Resident Homeownership Act (LIHPHRA).
More recently, Alan has become affiliated with the national nonprofit organization, National Church Residences to assist them in acquiring and preserving affordable senior housing throughout the country.
Alan has a Bachelor of Arts from Armstrong State College in Savannah, Georgia, and has developed and delivered training programs across the country on such topics as Congregate Housing for the Elderly, Developing Section 202 Housing and Developing Section 811 Housing.