Community Development, Housing & Historic
FLMA provides unique insight into the relationship between affordable
housing, especially public housing, and historic
Our expertise lies in coordinating historic preservation with
community revitalization, economic development and
environmental conservation, specifically in minority neighborhoods.
Our anthropologically grounded approach to community
building facilitates collaboration, shared benefits and burdens,
and seeks “win-win” scenarios.
A former housing authority employee and noted public housing
preservationist, Dr. McGhee is a leading authority on the history of
African Americans and other minority populations in American public
housing and its relationship to historic preservation. Dr.
McGhee has also consulted with public housing resident councils and
advocacy groups nationwide.
FLMA can assist you with:
- Generating and/or preserving affordable housing
- Housing and community development consultation
- Applying for Historic Tax Credits &
Low-Income Housing Tax Credits through the Federal
Historic Preservation Tax Incentives program
- Managing and implementing policies and procedures of
state housing agencies and public housing authorities
Dr. McGhee is the author of the nomination of Santa Rita
Courts, the nation's oldest USHA (United States Housing Authority)
housing project, to the National Register of Historic
He is currently researching a nomination package for the Webberville
Ebeneezer Baptist church in Webberville, Texas – the third oldest
Baptist church in Travis County.