Debby Goldberg is a special project director at the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA). In this role, she is the point person for NFHA's public policy work on a variety of housing finance issues, including foreclosure prevention, housing finance reform, access to mortgage credit, and others. She also spearheads much of NFHA's work on affirmatively furthering fair housing. Goldberg came to NFHA in 2005 to direct the Hurricane Relief Project, which was a collaboration with local fair housing groups in the Gulf Coast region to assist homeowners affected by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent storms to rebuild and reoccupy their homes, and advocated for public policies to promote an equitable and inclusive region. The project brought litigation that provided an additional $500 million in rebuilding assistance for low- and moderate-income and minority homeowners in Louisiana. Goldberg has over thirty years of experience working on public policies to promote fair housing, fair lending, access to insurance, and community reinvestment in communities of color and low-income neighborhoods. Her work also includes extensive training and technical assistance for community-based organizations in those neighborhoods. Prior to joining NFHA's staff, she spent a number of years at the Center for Community Change.
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