Helene Caloir is Director of LISC's New York State Housing Stabilization Fund, established to administer bank settlement funds. In this position for three years, she and her team have made and stewarded over 120 grants to cities, towns and villages, land banks and nonprofits for housing initiatives throughout New York State. She previously served as Policy Director for LISC New York City, as Chief Legal Officer for LISC NYC/New York Equity Fund, and as Associate General Counsel and in other positions in the Legal Department.
Prior to LISC, Caloir held various legal positions, as adjunct professor and administrator at CUNY Law School and Justice Kristin Booth Glen’s clerk at the Appellate Term, First Department and in Supreme Court, New York County. She also prosecuted housing discrimination at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and represented low-income tenants fighting eviction at Bronx Legal Services.
She is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and New York University School of Law and was a Wasserstein Fellow at Harvard Law School.