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Merchants Capital’s Julie Sharp Appointed to Board of Directors for the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition

CARMEL, Ind. – Merchants Capital is proud to announce that Julie Sharp, Senior Vice President of Tax Credit Equity, has been appointed to the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) Board of Directors. Sharp’s appointment became official in early July.

The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition is a leading industry trade organization and advocacy group based in Washington, D.C., focused on advocating on behalf of the Housing Credit to finance affordable housing in the United States. Founded in 1988, the AHTCC seeks to preserve, expand and improve the Housing Credit through legislative and regulatory outreach and education.

Sharp joined Merchants Capital in March 2020. Under her leadership, Merchants has expanded its service offerings to include a robust tax credit equity platform, allowing the company to serve as a full-service financing provider for affordable housing.

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Julie Sharp

“I am honored to represent Merchants Capital on the AHTCC Board of Directors,” Sharp said. “In a time of unprecedented demand for safe, quality affordable housing in our country, I am eager to join the AHTCC board in our support for the Housing Credit as one of the most successful public-private partnerships in our nation’s history that has directly produced more than 3.5 million affordable homes since inception.”

As part of the AHTCC Board of Directors, Sharp will serve as an advocate for the Housing Credit on a national stage. She joins a prestigious group, serving alongside some of the country’s top real estate and affordable housing industry professionals.

Sharp is also a board member for the Indiana chapter of the Women’s Affordable Housing Network.

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