November 14, 2018
Affordable Housing Finance inducted Carol Galante, I. Donald Terner Distinguished Professor of Affordable Housing and Urban Policy and Faculty Director of the Terner Center, into their 2018 Affordable Housing Hall of Fame. Galante and three other honorees were awarded for developing thousands and thousands of affordable housing units, providing critical financing through thick and thin years, and advocated for better housing policies.
Galante developed transformative affordable housing communities as president and chief executive of BRIDGE Housing, the largest nonprofit builder of affordable and mixed-income housing in California, before joining the Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Obama administration. She first served as deputy assistant secretary for multifamily housing programs and then assistant secretary for housing and Federal Housing Administration commissioner, working to stabilize the housing market after the recession and creating vital new programs.
Read the announcement in full here.