Rachel Denton, MAI


Rachel Denton is a partner in the metro Kansas City, Missouri, office of the valuation, consulting, market research and government services division of Novogradac. Ms. Denton has extensive experience performing market feasibility studies, appraisals and consulting services for a broad cross-section of clients in the low-income housing tax credit industry, including developers, lenders, syndicators and state agencies. Additional areas of expertise include the valuation and analysis of properties benefitted by Section 8 HAP contracts, United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development properties and those applying for FHA financing through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s MAP program. She also specializes in conducting regional or market-wide housing studies for various municipalities and agencies. Ms. Denton is a frequent speaker and moderator at Novogradac and other industry conferences. Ms. Denton has completed extensive real estate appraisal coursework through the Appraisal Institute and received a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional studies from Cornell University. She served on the board of directors for the Kansas City Commercial Real Estate Women organization for several years and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the National Council of Housing Market Analysts. Ms. Denton is a designated member of the Appraisal Institute and licensed as a certified general real estate appraiser in Missouri, California, and approximately one dozen other states.