Guest Judge: Rob Hazelton
President, Dominion Due Diligence Group
Rob Hazelton founded Dominion Due Diligence Group (D3G) 22 years ago with a focus on affordable housing solutions. He has vast experience with multi-family housing preservation as it relates to capital needs, architectural design, construction cost estimation, energy conservation and environmental issues. Mr. Hazelton has worked in all 50 states for the preservation of multifamily and senior housing under the LIHTC Qualified Allocation Plans. He has been involved with the HUD Multifamily Accelerated Process (MAP) Guide since inception, and is proficient in the FHA-HUD multifamily mortgage insurance markets. The last five years he has worked closely with HUD to define and leverage energy efficiency in the subsidized housing portfolio. He is an active participant in many affordable housing organizations including the MBA, HAG, MLC, NLHA, NCSHA, NH&RA and NAHRO, as well as, a multitude of regional and state housing organizations.
Mr. Hazelton frequently provides technical services for HUD’s many pilot and demonstration programs, and is currently working with the LIHTC Pilot, the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), Moving to Work (MTW) and self-managed Energy Performance Contracting (EPC). His current preoccupation in the world of affordable housing is the HUD RAD program where he has worked with more than 200 public housing agencies encompassing greater than 75,000 units of conversion; including the large housing authorities of San Francisco, El Paso, Baltimore, Greensboro, Milwaukee, Richmond and New York City. Mr. Hazelton is a graduate of Bucknell University and resides in Richmond, Virginia.