Experienced. Knowledgeable. Professional.
M&L Compliance Management, LLC is a Pennsylvania-based, full-service, housing compliance and management consulting firm that specializes in the Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), Federal HOME, Section 8 and Rural Housing 515 Programs. Our Team consists of seasoned professionals with more than 25 years of experience in the industry. We offer a variety of services that are customized to the needs of each client.
MEET THE TEAM
Elizabeth Harriger, CPA, HCCP
Michael Hoffner, CPA
Director of Affordable
Elizabeth has more than 25 years of experience in the affordable housing industry. Elizabeth has extensive experience with low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC) including consulting and accounting for LIHTC transactions. In addition to her role at MLCM, Elizabeth is a partner at McKonly & Asbury, LLP where she is the Director of Affordable Housing Services.
Elizabeth serves on the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Developers’ Council and on the Steering Committee for Women in Housing & Finance of PA. She was also honored as one of the Central Penn Business Journal’s 2019 Women of Influence. Elizabeth earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Elizabethtown College.
Elizabeth’s hobbies include reading, baking, and crocheting. She also loves snail mailing and volunteers with The Letter Project.
Bette Newcomer, HCCP, NPCC, COS
Director of Compliance
Bette is currently the Director of Compliance for MLCM. Prior to joining MLCM in August 2014, she was with the Cumberland County Housing & Redevelopment Authorities for 17 years. While at the Authority, she worked in the Section 8 Rental Assistance Program, was property manager for several Low-Income Housing Tax Credit/HOME properties and was the Authority's first Housing Management Director. In the role of Housing Management Director, she was responsible for the oversight of 13 LIHTC properties, a 130-unit Section 202/8 property, the USDA Rural Housing program and the Public Housing program.
Bette obtained the Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) designation in January 2013 and is a Notary Public. Bette has also obtained the Novogradac Property Compliance Certification (NPCC); the Tax Credit Compliance Site Manager Certification through Quandel; the Management & Occupancy Review Specialist (MORS) certification through NCHM; and the STAR certification in Rural Development (RD) 515.
Bette enjoys reading, assembling puzzles and volunteering at various church activities. In addition to spending time with her family and friends, she also enjoys walking and playing with her dogs, Maggie, Pudge and Sadie.
As MLCM’s Managing Member, Mike is responsible for setting the strategic vision and facilitating the organization’s ability to make a positive impact on our clients, the communities we serve, and on one another. Additionally, Mike serves as the Managing Partner at McKonly & Asbury, LLC, where he also co-leads the firm’s Cybersecurity and SOC Practice.
Mike was named as one of the Central Penn Business Journal’s “Power 100” in 2022. He is an incoming board member at Messiah Lifeways, and currently serves on the boards of Bridgeford Trust Company and the Harrisburg Area YMCA West Shore Branch, as well as serving as a Committee Member and Program Level Leader for Trail Life USA Troop. Mike was honored on the Central Penn Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” list and is a graduate of Leadership Harrisburg Area. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Messiah College.
Mike is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys camping with his family and fishing; he is also a professional sports enthusiast: Go Bills! Go Orioles! Go Sabres!
Susie Ortega, CPM, ARE, TaCC, C3P
Susie joined MLCM as a Compliance Manager in December 2022. A veteran in her field, Susie has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, most recently working with RELATED Management Company as a Senior Compliance Manager. In that role, Susie oversaw and supervised compliance for a portfolio of 16,000 units spanning 10 states as well as monitored compliance and assisted with audits for 15 properties. Susie also comes to MLCM with over eleven years of experience working as a Senior Housing Management Representative for the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency. Susie holds multiple certifications including CPM (Certified Property Manager), ARE (Acquisition/Rehab Expert), C3P LIHTC, Public Housing Management, LIHTC, along with being a Rent Calculation Specialist.
In the warmer weather months, you will find Susie camping in her RV with her three sons ( Austin, Ethan, & Aiden), husband (Adrian) and minidoodle Nacho. She loves to be outdoors and when she is not able to be outdoors you will find her teaching line dancing classes in the pavilion at her favorite RV resort. In the cool weather months, you will find Susie baking up her famous Tres Leches Cake and homemade peanut brittle.
Housing Compliance Consultant
Jennifer joined MLCM in March 2022. Prior to joining our team, she was with Roizman & Associates for 13 years overseeing the Compliance Department. Jennifer was responsible for 2600 units which consisted of LIHTC, HOME, Project Based Section 8 and Housing Choice Voucher programs.
Jennifer obtained her Housing Credit Certified Professional designation in May of 2006, NCHM EIVS in January 2022, Spectrum C4P in 2007, NCHM COS and 4350 Update Change 2 in 2008 as well as various other other affordable housing trainings.
In the warm weather, can find Jennifer along with her son and husband visiting local gardens, nature preserves and farms as well as birdwatching, gardening, swimming and going to the shore. Once the weather turns cold, she prefers to stay inside and do a lot of baking, decluttering and home organizing.
Housing Compliance Specialist
Loren recently rejoined MLCM as a Compliance Specialist. Prior to returning, she was with Conifer Realty where she managed a Multifamily Affordable Housing property consisting of 138 Low Income Housing Tax Credits/PBV Section 8 units.
She began her career in the affordable housing industry in 2010, working as a property manager with the Cumberland County Redevelopment Authority. While there, Loren managed 5 different properties comprised of LIHTC/HOME units.
Loren received her Tax Credit Compliance Specialist certification from Quadel Consulting in 2014.
Loren enjoys kayaking and boating on the Yellow Breeches Creek. She can also be found throwing impromptu dance parties in her kitchen with her preschool age granddaughter or spending time with her husband and their trio of felines, Poppy, Elsa, and Ozzie.