Building brighter futures.Connecting Communities.

Expanding Access to Quality Homes.

Fairview Housing Partners is dedicated to expanding access to quality, affordable homes in communities where they are most needed. Our acquisition and development work will include: 

  • Owning and developing affordable housing properties through joint ventures with industry partners

 

  • Preserving affordability restrictions on existing apartments, particularly those that are at risk of converting to market-rate

 

  • Expanding affordability restrictions to previously unrestricted conventional “naturally occurring affordable housing”

 

  • Facilitating capital investments that improve the physical condition, sustainability and resiliency of affordable homes.

Expanding Access

to Quality Homes.

Fairview Housing Partners is dedicated to expanding access to quality, affordable homes in communities where they are most needed. Our acquisition and development work includes: 

  • Owning and developing affordable housing properties through joint ventures with industry partners

 

  • Preserving affordability restrictions on existing apartments, particularly those that are at risk of converting to market-rate

 

  • Expanding affordability restrictions to previously unrestricted conventional “naturally occurring affordable housing”

 

  • Facilitating capital investments that improve the physical condition, sustainability and resiliency of affordable homes.

Expanding Access to Quality Homes.

Fairview Housing Partners is dedicated to expanding access to quality, affordable homes in communities where they are most needed. Our acquisition and development work includes:

• Owning and developing affordable housing properties through joint ventures with industry partners

 

• Preserving affordability restrictions on existing apartments, particularly those that are at risk of converting to market-rate

 

• Expanding affordability restrictions to previously unrestricted conventional “naturally occurring affordable housing”

 

• Facilitating capital investments that improve the physical condition, sustainability and resiliency of affordable homes.

Advocating for Affordability.

We are committed to building support for affordable and workforce housing and advancing policies that benefit mixed-income communities across the country. Our advocacy and education work will include:

• Expanding awareness and support for pro-housing production policies at the federal, state and local levels

 

• Building coalitions with government, business and nonprofit partners to expand access to affordable housing across the income spectrum

 

• Promoting better-funded and more efficient administration of new and existing affordable housing programs

 

• Conducting and commissioning research to promote innovative housing policies, practices, strategies and outcomes

 

• Providing thought leadership and a unifying message for the affordable housing sector at large

Advocating for Affordability.

We are committed to building support for affordable and workforce housing and advancing policies that benefit mixed-income communities across the country. Our advocacy and education work will include:

• Expanding awareness and support for pro-housing production policies at the federal, state and local levels

 

• Building coalitions with government, business and nonprofit partners to expand access to affordable housing across the income spectrum

 

• Promoting better-funded and more efficient administration of new and existing affordable housing programs

 

• Conducting and commissioning research to promote innovative housing policies, practices, strategies and outcomes

 

• Providing thought leadership and a unifying message for the affordable housing sector at large

Residents First!

• Championing initiatives that support the health and overall well-being of our residents

 

• Connecting residents to federal, state and local programs and services, such as government benefits, broadband access, nutrition assistance, educational and career development

 

• Measuring the effectiveness of resident support programs through direct engagement with residents and partners

Residents First!

• 222Championing initiatives that support the health and overall well-being of our residents

 

• Connecting residents to federal, state and local programs and services, such as government benefits, broadband access, nutrition assistance, educational and career development

 

• Measuring the effectiveness of resident support programs through direct engagement with residents and partners

Residents First!

• Championing initiatives that support the health and overall well-being of our residents

 

• Connecting residents to federal, state and local programs and services, such as government benefits, broadband access, nutrition assistance, educational and career development

 

• Measuring the effectiveness of resident support programs through direct engagement with residents and partners

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Founding Member ex officio Chair

CEO & Founder, Lincoln Avenue Capital

Director

Vice Chair, President and CEO

Customers Bank

Director

Partner, Levitt & Boccio

Founding Member ex officio Chair

CEO & Founder, Lincoln Avenue Capital

Director

Vice Chair, President and CEO, Customers Bank

Director

Partner, Levitt & Boccio

Founding Member ex officio Chair

CEO & Founder, Lincoln Avenue Capital

Director

Vice Chair, President and CEO, Customers Bank

Director

Partner, Levitt & Boccio

Thom Amdur
Executive Director

Thom is a nationally recognized leader in affordable housing and community development policy. Prior to joining Fairview Housing Partners, he served as President of the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA), where he received the NHP Foundation’s Affordable Housing Advocacy Award in 2018.

Thom serves on the Board of Directors of numerous community development organizations including the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition and the International Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technology. He is an advisory board member and peer reviewer for the Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future’s Certified Organization for Resident Engagement and Services (CORES) Certification and serves on the Washington Metro Region advisory board for the Equitable Development Initiative.

Victoria Russell
Treasurer

Victoria Russell is a value-driven corporate paralegal who supports the Board of Directors and assists in managing the corporate governance for Lincoln Avenue Capital and its related entities. Victoria graduated with her Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration and has worked in the legal field for the past 5 years including working in the non-profit sector for the past year and a half. Working as a paralegal, Victoria believes that organization, excellence, and integrity are the values she brings to the team.

Justin Walker
Deputy Director

Justin is a nationally recognized speaker and author with twenty years of experience in business development, including more than a decade in the affordable housing sector. Previously, Justin served as the Director of Business Development at Credit & Homeownership Empowerment Services, Inc. (CHES, Inc.), a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to home ownership, and as the National Director for Business Development and Media at Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation. He holds an MBA and dual B.A.s in Political Science and Communication from Regis University.

Emma Schumaker
Resident Services Associate

As Resident Services Associate for Fairview Housing Partners, Emma coordinates community outreach and resident engagement initiatives across the portfolio.  In this capacity, she serves as the liaison between property management partners, JV partners, government agencies and community nonprofits facilitating the coordination benefits, programming and resources to meet residents’ needs.

Jeremy Bronfman
CEO & Founder, Lincoln Avenue Capital

Jeremy is the CEO and Founder of Lincoln Avenue Capital. He is responsible for all major business decisions at the company and drives strategy across all LAC verticals. In the five years since LAC’s founding, Jeremy has overseen the expansion of the LAC portfolio to more than 22,000 units nationwide.  

Before founding Lincoln Avenue Capital, Jeremy served as CEO of Enigma Technologies Inc., a software company with major Fortune 500 investors, and an Investment Associate at Island Capital (the parent entity of CIII Capital Partners) and JANA Partners. Jeremy began his career at Iroquois Capital, where he became a Partner and identified opportunities in PIPE investments in small cap public companies.

Sam Sidhu
Vice Chair, President & CEO, Customers Bank

Sam Sidhu joined the board of Customers Bancorp in 2012 and, as part of succession planning, became the fulltime Chief Operating Officer of the bank in January 2020. He was promoted to President & Chief Executive Officer of Customers Bank in July 2021. Under Sam’s leadership the bank has embraced technological advances to expand the company’s product offerings, services, and markets; and doubled its assets.

 

Prior to joining Customers Bank fulltime, Sam founded and served as CEO of Megalith Capital Management, a real estate focused private equity firm making investments primarily in New York City. He previously worked in private equity with Providence Equity Partners and investment banking with Goldman Sachs.

 

Sam holds a BA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He was appointed to the New York Stock Exchange’s Listed Company Advisory Board, a select group of thirty leading executives who guide the Exchange’s public policy advocacy. He is active with the Milken Institute and the Midsize Banks Coalition of America. Sam and his wife are the parents of three young children.

David S. Boccio
Partner, Levitt & Boccio

David Boccio is the head of Levitt & Boccio’s affordable housing practice group and has over 30 years of experience with residential housing matters. David has extensive transactional experience with complex real estate financings involving the use of tax-exempt and taxable bonds backed by letters of credit, Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac credit enhancement, mortgage insurance and hedging products and bonds directly placed with private purchasers.

David’s transactions often include low income housing tax credits, historic tax credits, inclusionary housing zoning bonuses, real estate tax abatements and other federal, state or city affordable housing incentives. David’s transactions frequently involve the inclusion of affordable housing in mixed-use developments which also contain market rate rentals, for-sale condominiums and commercial components. His transactions are collaborative ventures in which David works with developers, governmental agencies, lenders, credit enhancers, bond counsel and underwriters, bond purchasers, tax credit investors and joint venture partners among others to create a real estate development plan on terms agreed to by all parties.