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Stacy Cunningham

  2015 grand ave
       des moines, IA 50312-4901

  (515) 725-4883

Stacy Cunningham is an experienced affordable housing professional that has worked in state and local government for more than 18 years. She began her housing experience at a Public Housing Authority as a Section 8 Coordinator assisting families find affordable housing and educating landlords and participants on the program benefits and compliance requirements. In 2000, she joined the Iowa Finance Authority’s Project-Based Section 8 division as a Housing Compliance Specialist performing management and occupancy reviews and other compliance activities for projects throughout Iowa and later became the Quality Control Coordinator performing audits and oversight of the HUD performance-based contract. Since 2008, she has held the position of LIHTC Analyst on the Low Income Housing Tax Credit allocation team. In 2009, the LIHTC team earned the Governor's Golden Dome Team of the Year award and individually, Stacy, was a recipient of the IFA Award of Excellence.

Stacy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from Central College in Pella, Iowa. She holds housing certifications as a Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), Tax Credit Specialist (TCS) and Housing Development Finance Specialist. She is also a Certified Public Manager (CPM) through completion of the State of Iowa and Drake University’s CPM program.