Matthew Churnock, Director of Planning and Development at Navigate Affordable Housing Partners will provide a background on Navigate’s Performance-Based Contract Administration in the preservation of Affordable Housing as well as holistic Community Development through community stabilization, workforce housing, equitable education opportunity and catalytic development.
Matthew Churnock is the Director of Planning and Development for Navigate Affordable Housing Partners, one of the country’s largest Performance-Based Contract Administrators for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and is also a thought-leader in Community Development and Revitalization. Churnock is responsible for Navigate’s community revitalization work through strategic property acquisition, blight elimination, housing creation and catalytic development.
Prior to joining Navigate, Churnock worked for the City of Birmingham as a Senior Urban Designer in the Community Development Department where he managed the City’s Disaster Recovery Program. He attended Auburn University from where he holds a Bachelor of Science degree as well as a Master of Landscape Architecture. Churnock is a LEED Accredited Professional as well as Housing Development Finance Professional through the National Development Council.