Housing Authority Leadership

Bob Lane - Executive Director of the New Albany Housing AuthorityBob Lane has been Executive Director of The New Albany (Indiana) Housing Authority since 2001. He has a diverse background ranging from coaching sports on the college level to Public Parks and Recreation management before he entered the Affordable Housing field. Bob credits his professional success, to the outstanding people he has the opportunity “ to work with” every day. The NAHA Team is outstanding in providing quality housing and services to the low income Residents of New Albany.

He has degrees in Business Administration and in Education, as well as National Public Housing Management Certifications from NAHRO and Nan McKay and the Rutgers University Executive Training Certification from PHADA. He serves on several local boards for non-profit agencies in New Albany. Bob is a professional coach and trainer in the subject of ‘Effective Boards’ and ‘Asset Management’. He is a member of the Adjunct Faculty at Indiana University Southeast, teaching online classes. He is past Regional Vice-President for Housing for the North Central Region of NAHRO which includes Wisconsin, Ohio, Nebraska, Minnesota, Michigan, Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana, and the past President of Indiana NAHRO. Bob is currently a member of the National NAHRO committee for Professional Development representing the NCRC.

The New Albany Housing Authority was established on March 30, 1937 and today has 1082 Public Housing Units and 408 Section Eight Units. NAHA is located in New Albany, Indiana on the Ohio River in Southeastern Indiana, one mile from Louisville, KY. NAHA was awarded the 2013 National NMA Excellence in Housing Award, and in 2014 NAHA received two NAHRO National Awards of Merit for innovative programming and partnerships. NAHA continues to be a HUD National “High Performer” in Public Housing and Section 8 Programs. NAHA is proud of moving Residents of the agency to Home Ownership. NAHA has help 29 Families of Public Housing and Section 8 to purchase a home for their Family with “0” defaults. We are very proud of our NAHA Team and our NAHA Residents.

Bob’s message is simple. “Try to help as many people as you can every day.

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