Chris Kubacki is a principal with Phineas Consulting and has over 15 years of specialized experience in the public housing industry. Chris and the firm continues to be engaged by HUD, to provide support to HUD’s Public Housing programs, the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) financial and management operations areas, and technical assistance to housing authorities. Chris is regarded as a leading expert on financial reporting for HUD programs and has trained on a wide-range of topics including HUD funding formulas, program rules, asset management, and FDS reporting. Recent and ongoing projects include training HUD and PHAs on proper financial reporting, advising on positioning strategies, including RAD, providing technical assistance for MTW PHA evaluations, and recommendations on changes to the central office cost center (COCC) and portfolio assessments.
Chris has previously served as both the Director of PIH’s Financial Management Division with responsibility for the Operating Fund program and REAC’s Financial Assessment Subsystem for Public Housing (FASS-PH). Mr. Kubacki has a BS in Accounting with Honors from Michigan State University and is a CPA.