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Emily Kurtz

Emily Kurtz is a dedicated and versatile affordable housing executive. She leads a vertically integrated team responsible for the development, construction, property management, asset management, and onsite supportive services of one of the largest community based, not-for-profit portfolios in New York City, with assets totaling $410M. During her 15+ year tenure with the organization, RiseBoro has become a premier development partner for NYC Affordable Housing Development and has developed over 2000 units of housing, with 1800 units currently in construction totaling $650M, and an additional 3700 units in the pipeline, representing over $1 Billion in future development. Ms. Kurtz is fluent in the complexities of subsidized housing development and asset management, including LIHTC, HOME, AHP, Section 8 and other HUD financing programs, having closed over 20 new construction and preservation transactions. She has over 10 years direct experience in NYC property and asset management and 5 years supervising the teams providing onsite supportive services.

Ms. Kurtz holds a Masters of Science in Urban Planning from Columbia GSAPP and a BA in Economics from Brandeis University. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
PLA6646‑1 Fall 2023
Affordable Housing Development in NYC
Emily Kurtz, Kristin Miller
W 5 PM - 7 PM
3 Points