Diane Yentel

@ President & CEO, NLIHC

Diane is the President and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, a membership
organization dedicated solely to achieving socially just public policy that ensures people with the lowest
incomes in the United States have aff ordable and decent homes. Diane is a veteran aff ordable housing
policy expert and advocate with nearly two decades of work on aff ordable housing and community
development issues. Before rejoining NLIHC (where she previously worked as a policy analyst), Diane
was Vice President of Public Policy and Government Aff airs at Enterprise Community Partners, where
she led federal, state and local policy, research and advocacy programs. Prior to Enterprise, Diane was
the director of the Public Housing Management and Occupancy Division at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), where she managed a team overseeing the development and implementation of nationwide public housing policies, procedures and guidelines. She also worked to advance aff ordable housing policies with Oxfam America and the Massachusetts Coalition for the
Homeless and served for 3 years as a community development Peace Corps volunteer in Zambia.