Rhonda Baker

Director of Compliance

Rhonda Baker joined THF in 2019 in the position of Compliance Director. Before joining THF, she has enjoyed a thirty-year career in the Affordable Housing business. Rhonda began her career in the Affordable Housing industry in Pennsylvania in 1988 as Property Manager of 2 Rural Development properties, one 32 units and the other 40 units, both layered with low-income tax credit. She was quickly promoted to Area Manager and Training Manager overseeing 6 RD/LIHTC properties in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and West Virginia. Rhonda relocated to Texas in 1993 where she worked as Property Manager for a conventional property until 1995, then accepted a position with Boston Financial Property Management Company as Manager, advancing to Senior Manager and Compliance A-Team Associate. After ten years she moved on to work as a Compliance Manager for a third-party compliance monitoring company in the LIHTC industry conducting file reviews and audits for owners, lenders and syndicates, as well as physical inspections. In 2006, Rhonda was recruited to work for a management company in Dallas to create a full-service Compliance Division for a growing residential portfolio. The portfolio grew from, 4800 units to over 16,000 during her 5-year tenure, earning her the title of Vice President-Compliance Director. Her duties included writing compliance policies and procedure manuals, hiring, training and supervising a team of 8 compliance officers to ensure compliance with LIHTC, HOME, BOND, CDBG, Rural Development and HUD programs. She was also responsible for all tenant file audits and physical inspections of the portfolio, and submitted quarterly and annual reports for Texas and 13 other US States. Rhonda then moved on to a medium-sized management company in Austin where she again created a full service Affordable Housing Compliance Division to include creating policies and procedures as well as enforcing those same procedures across the 4800 unit portfolio. Rhonda holds HCCP, COS, CPO, TCS, MOR Specialist and Public Housing Occupancy Specialist certifications.