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Deborah Burkart, Vice President and National Director for Supportive Housing and Assisted Living for the National Equity Fund, Inc., has extensive experience in special needs housing initiatives. Ms. Burkart works nationally on affordable senior housing projects utilizing Low Income Housing Tax Credits for NEF, one of the nation’s largest non-profit equity funds. Ms. Burkart has been a frequent speaker at conferences sponsored by AAHSA, the National Council of State Housing Agencies and the Assisted Living Federation of America. She is a member of AAHSA’s Affordable Housing Cabinet and a board member of Heartland Housing, Inc., a Chicago-based, non-profit developer of affordable housing in the Midwest.