New Hope Housing
Board of Directors
John Goldsmith is a financial advisor with Capitol Securities Management, Inc., a privately owned brokerage and investment firm. Capitol employees over 170 fulltime investment professionals and independent affiliates in locations from New England to Florida and has been serving the needs of its investors for over 25 years. It is a member of FINRA and SIPC. Mr Goldsmith has more than 30 years of management and investment experience a the highest levels of the securities industry and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
Langley Keyes is Professor Emeritus at MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning. He is an expert on housing policy, community development, and social services with over 40 years in the field and 5 books and numerous articles published on these subjects. Professor Keyes has also held positions at the Executive Office of Communities and Development (now Department of Housing and Community Development) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Greater Boston Community Development, Boston Model Cities Administration, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He is a graduate of Harvard College, was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, and earned a Ph.D in Urban Studies and Planning at MIT.
Steven L. Paul serves as General Counsel for New Hope Housing Inc. He is a partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP and co-chair of the Tax, Benefits and Compensation Department. Mr. Paul also provides project-related tax advice to The Community Builders, Inc. and its affiliates, where he spent a sabbatical year in 1990. Mr. Paul has served as a visiting lecturer in real estate taxation and finance at Yale Law School, where his course featured low-income housing tax credit syndications, and as an instructor in the Boston University Graduate Tax Program. He is also a former chair of the Committee on Real Estate of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation. He served as Attorney-Advisor and Assistant Branch Chief in the Interpretative Division , Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Paul received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, his J.D, from Boston College Law School and his L.L.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. He is a frequent speaker and writer on the low-income housing tax credit and other tax credits.