Mark Shelburne has joined Novogradac & Co. after 13 years with the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency.

M. Shelburne
M. Shelburne

A low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) expert, Shelburne is a national thought leader on allocation policy, supportive housing, and program compliance. At the state housing agency, he coordinated the LIHTC program’s qualified allocation plan, initiated award-winning programs, and wrote a book about LIHTCs.

At Novogradac, Shelburne will consult with state agencies, local governments, investors, lenders, and developers on housing issues. He will be based in the firm’s Raleigh, N.C., office.

“My partners are delighted that Mark has joined our team,” said Michael J. Novogradac, managing partner in the firm’s San Francisco office, in a statement. “His years of experience working with many housing finance agencies, along with his deep understanding of the low-income housing tax credit program and other affordable housing programs, will be an asset to the firm. I look forward to his contributions to the field of affordable housing.”

An accounting and consulting firm, Novogradac specializes in affordable housing, community development, historic preservation, and renewable energy tax credits.