Rachel Denton, MAI
Rachel Denton is a partner in the metro Kansas City, Mo., office of the valuation, consulting, market research and government services division of Novogradac & Company LLP. 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 (LIHTC) industry, including developers, lenders, syndicators and state agencies. She also specializes in conducting regional or marketwide housing studies for various municipalities and agencies. Additional areas of expertise include the valuation and analysis of USDA Rural Development properties and those applying for FHA financing through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) MAP program. Ms. Denton has spoken at Novogradac and other industry conferences, discussing HUD-specific valuation and market analysis issues, as well as Year 15 valuation concerns related to LIHTC properties. 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. Ms. Denton is a designated member of the Appraisal Institute and is licensed as a certified general real estate appraiser in several states.