Vice President, Advocacy & Strategic Communications
Jim Lapides is Vice President of Advocacy and Strategic Communications, where he leads award-winning, multidisciplinary initiatives that advance the multifamily industry and its issues in Washington, DC and around the country. He is also responsible for the Council’s nationwide efforts on rent control and serves as a spokesperson for the industry.
Before joining NMHC, he held positions at the American Society of Landscape Architects and the National Association of Home Builders, and worked with Department of Defense, the Department of Transportation and AARP while at FleishmanHillard. He holds a B.A. from Denison University and a M.A. from Johns Hopkins University.