Draft 2017 QAP Arrived!

In November 2016, I shared the latest 2017 QAP news. As PHFA promised, the draft QAP was released in February. Make sure you review at the link below and attend the public hearing next week! PHFA will unveil their application materials in May.  Read More

WHF-PA Networking Event at PAHRA Capitol Conference



Women in Housing & Finance PA Cordially Invites you to

Attend a Networking Event during the

2017 PAHRA Capitol Conference


When: Monday, February 27, 2017 – 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Where: Hilton Harrisburg, 1 North Second Street,The Leland Board Room

Harrisburg, PA

To register for the Networking event Click Here

RSVP by Friday, February 24, 2017

Generously Sponsored by

I’m strong, I think.

I feel quite fortunate to do the work that I do. I get to flex my brain in an effort to offer people affordable quality homes. But some days, my brain plays tricks on me. I often feel powerless and afraid, intimidated and unsure. Listening to the following TedTalks has been helpful to keep my inner self-talk in check and even give me greater perspective. Give them a try. You’re sure to enjoy, and if you have any suggestions, please share! Read More

How does she do it? 

A dear friend of mine, Mara Zepeda, who does not work in the affordable housing field wrote this wonderful article about how she is living her life making the differences she wants to make every day. I wish you a measure of inspiration and energy and focus to lead your life as you please.

Webinar: Reaching Elected Officials

2017 has already brought big changes to Washington D.C. that will impact every industry. Building relationships with elected officials can assure your voice is heard and have other benefits as well. Join us to learn the “how’s” and “why’s” of building effective relationships with members of Congress.

Join WHF-PA member Allison Beresnyak, Government Relations Manager at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh, as she shares best practices from her years of experience working for members of the U.S. House and Senate.

Also on the webinar will be Cindy Daley, Policy Director at the Housing Alliance of PA, to talk about lessons learned and plans for advocacy in 2017.

We are offering this members-only webinar on Friday, Feb. 10, from noon to 1 p.m.

Who: WHF-PA Members Only.
When: Friday, February 10, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM.
Where: Anywhere you have phone and internet access.
Register: Please register here  for the webinar by February 8, 2017. Dialing instructions will be circulated to registered attendees by February 9, 2017.
Cost: Free and Only for Members. Join WHF -PA TODAY!!.

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