Luncheon - Welcome + Keynote by Suketu Mehta + Panel: People's Right to Their PlacesMon, April 15
As Director of the Citi Office of Inclusive Housing (OIH), Hala manages National affordable housing and homeownership counseling Nonprofit partners, intermediaries and advocates. OIH's mission is to support innovative organizations committed to solving the housing affordability crisis and creating homeownership opportunities for low and moderate income families and individuals. OIH plans and implements strategies that facilitate the responsible disposition of REO's, supports the development and sustainability of policies, practices and programs that promote affordable permanent homeownership, community stabilization, and blight abatement. Hala began her career in housing and finance working as a CRA Mortgage Lending Officer, and then provided housing counseling at NHS of NYC for eight years.