Iyen Acosta, Cody Bannon, Vonda Orders, and Sheila C. Salmon Named Newest Members of R&C

On January 1, 2022, Reno & Cavanaugh, PLLC announced Iyen Acosta, Cody Bannon, Vonda Orders, and Sheila C. Salmon as the newest members of the firm.

Iyen’s practice focuses on representing public housing authorities, development entities, and management companies, as well as statewide and local organizations, in complex federal and state litigation and administrative proceedings as part of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice.  Iyen also represents public housing authorities and developers engaged in affordable housing development using mixed-finance resources, and management companies whose portfolios include HUD and USDA Rural Development-assisted units.

Cody’s practice focuses on all aspects of affordable housing development and finance. Cody represents public housing authorities, non-profit developers, for-profit developers and property owners and purchasers engaged in complex affordable housing transactions using mixed-finance resources, Section 8 Project Based Vouchers, tax-exempt bonds, conventional financing, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant funds, HUD public housing funds and other federal and state affordable housing resources. In addition, Cody advises on a wide variety of regulatory and compliance matters.

Vonda focuses her practice on affordable housing finance and commercial real estate transactions. She has experience representing non-profit developers, government agencies, banks and investors in all aspects of affordable housing development and finance and advising on compliance and regulatory matters.

Sheila C. Salmon specializes her practice in the areas of fair housing, and other related civil rights laws, such as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and The Americans with Disabilities Act. Ms. Salmon has written, or contributed to, several articles on fair housing-related topics which have appeared in various American Bar Association and other trade association publications. Ms. Salmon is a certified trainer for the National Affordable Housing Management Association’s (NAHMA) Fair Housing Course and she teaches seminars on fair housing and other civil rights-related issues. She has also been a frequent guest speaker at meetings for such organizations as The National Leased Housing Association, National Association of Home Builders and NAHMA.

Please join us all in congratulating Iyen, Cody, Vonda, and Sheila on this outstanding achievement.  


Read Iyen's Resume here
Read Cody's Resume here
Read Vonda's Resume here
Read Sheila’s Resume here