building low income communities


National Housing Associates, Inc. (NHA), a 501(c)3 corporation, is committed to its mission of supporting and developing affordable housing in the Midwest. NHA was founded in 1997 and has been active in partnering with real estate developers on completing applications for low income tax credits under the IRS Section 42 program. NHA provides supportive services to these developments.

The activities of the National Housing Associated, Inc. are primarily focused toward serving Low-Income Communities (as defined by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund) and low-income individuals.


R. Wayne Koehler

President, Treasurer

Wayne Koehler, President of NHA, brings 15 years’ experience in working for bank-owned community development corporations of which the last 10 years was spent managing a Community Development Corporation (CDC). Wayne took the CDC from $35 million in assets to $1.4 billion under management. These assets included investments in LIHTC, new market tax credit and historic tax credit developments in 12 states. Wayne has been a champion for affordable housing not only through investing but also through speaking at seminars and conferences throughout the country. He brings this experience to NHA with the goal of making NHA a stronger partner in providing and maintaining affordable housing throughout the Midwest and nationwide.

Board of Directors

Tim Williams Chairperson / W.W. Williams
Paul Brown Director / Dentsply International
Diane Emmons Director / JPMorgan Chase & Co.
David Linn Director / May Insurance Services, Inc
Tiffany Stephenson Director / Stephenson Strategy Group
Sharon Constans Director / TractManager, Inc.
John Kircher Director / retired Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing