NALHFA Elects Dawn Luke to Its Board of Directors

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Dawn Luke, Senior Vice President of Community Development at Invest Atlanta, has been elected by the National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies (NALHFA) to its Board of Directors.

NALHFA, a 34-year-old national association of professionals who help finance affordable housing at the local level in support of broader community development goals, tabbed Luke for its board at NALHFA’s 2016 annual conference in Dallas. The organization advocates before Congress and federal agencies on behalf of legislation and regulations that support affordable housing and provides technical assistance and education to NALHFA members and the public.

In her role at Invest Atlanta, Luke is the point person for implementing critical housing finance programs that create and preserve workforce housing units and permanent supportive housing for working homeless persons in Atlanta. Previously, Luke had been Invest Atlanta’s Managing Director for Community Development. During her almost-20-year tenure at Invest Atlanta, Luke has overseen a multi-family and single-family housing portfolio of about $1.3 billion. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Sustainable Committee Alliance and is an active member of the Urban Land Institute.