Diane Yentel is the president and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), a membership organization dedicated solely to achieving socially just public policy that assures people with the lowest incomes in the United States have affordable and decent homes. Ms. Yentel was a policy analyst at NLIHC from 2005 to 2008. She is a veteran affordable housing policy expert and advocate, with nearly two decades of work on affordable housing and community development issues. Before her 2016 return to NLIHC, Ms. Yentel served as vice president of public policy and government affairs at Enterprise Community Partners, where she led federal, state, and local policy in research and advocacy. Previously, Ms. Yentel was the director of the public housing management and occupancy division at the U.S. 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 affordable housing policies with Oxfam America and the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, and was a community development Peace Corps volunteer in Zambia. Ms. Yentel has a master’s degree in social work from the University of Texas at Austin.