Abby Cohen is a principal in the valuation consulting, market research and government services division of Novogradac & Company LLP's metro Washington, D.C., office. She has extensive experience performing market feasibility studies, appraisals, rent comparability studies and consulting services for a broad cross-section of clients in the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) industry, including developers, lenders, syndicators and state agencies. She also works extensively in the historic tax credit (HTC), and new markets tax credit (NMTC) industries, preparing reasonableness opinions related to the IRS Revenue Procedure 2014-12 safe harbor ruling. Ms. Cohen received a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University and is a frequent speaker various industry events. She is a designated member of the National Council of Housing Market Analysts and is a Candidate for Designation in the Appraisal Institute. Ms. Cohen is licensed as a certified general appraiser in Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina and South Carolina.