Diane Yentel to helm the National Low Income Housing Coalition

  • Diane Yentel was recently named President and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
  • She will replace Sheila Crowley, who is retiring, in April.
  • Yentel has worked in a range of housing and policy organizations, and started her career in the Peace Corps.

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Diane Yentel, a veteran affordable housing policy expert and advocate was just chosen to helm the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC). The organization’s board of directors selected Yentel to replace the retiring Sheila Crowley in the dual role of president and CEO. The transition will take place in April. "I am honored by the opportunity to build on years of creating transformative public policy to help achieve NLIHC's vision of assuring the lowest income people in our country have decent and affordable homes," Yentel said, in a statement. "Given the extraordinary leadership of Sheila Crowley and the talented and dedicated board and staff at NLIHC, I have a tremendous foundation from which to sustain and expand our impact." Yentel's career through the years Yentel ascends to president and CEO of NLIHC after a little more than four years as vice president of Public Policy and Government Affairs of Enterprise Community Partners. There, she leads its feder...