Housing Plus was created by Becky Selle and Debra Shantz Hart in an effort to provide housing that helps our tenants. Becky and Debbie have extensive experience in residential development. Areas of expertise include site selection, construction, management and marketing. Also, we have extensive knowledge in public finance and low-income ousing tax credit financing.
Selle is a graduate of Drury University (B.A. Accounting/Masters of Business Administration) and a Certified Public Accountant. She has dedicated her career to providing families with more than just a roof over their head. Her focus is on energy efficient, high quality developments that provide support services and are financially stable. Prior to starting Housing Plus with Hart, Selle served as Controller and Development Director for an affordable housing developer and management company in Missouri that developed over 350 units during her tenure and managed a 700 unit portfolio. From development through compliance, Selle has the broad based experience needed to bring a project to completion and ensure its success throughout compliance.
Hart is a graduate of Missouri State University (B.S. Economics 1984) and University of Missouri - Columbia (J.D. 1988). She has practiced law for over twenty years representing clients in the areas of real estate development, real estate finance and business law. She served as Vice-President and General Counsel for John Q Hammons Hotels for thirteen years. She has been doing affordable housing development since 2008. She has worked to create strategic partnerships with non- profit organizations already entrenched in the community to provide services and resources that improve tenants lives and provide essential support services necessary to break the cycle of poverty.