Ms. Fayde, a housing expert with more than 25 years of experience providing technical assistance to federal, state, and local government agencies, community-based organizations, and private concerns, most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Living Cities in New York. Her long background in community development includes positions with Urban Strategies, Ltd., the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency and Real Estate Enterprises, Inc. She has also lectured at both Harvard and Tufts.
Ms. Fayde sits on the national board of Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. that helps low-income homeowners improve the safety and health of their homes, and on the board of the Boston-based Affordable Housing Institute, an impact consultancy that specializes in housing policy and finance for the Global South. She previously served on the boards of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, the Massachusetts Government Land Bank and the Lower Roxbury Development Corporation. Ms. Fayde holds degrees from Clark University, Boston College and Harvard University.