Watch the lecture video of “A brief introduction to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Office of Housing, Multifamily Programs” presentation by Janéa Jackson, AICP, Multifamily West Asset Management Division Director, HUD

Lecture Summary

This lecture will provide the attendee with an overview of many Program Offices at HUD and an in depth look at the Office of Housing, specifically Multifamily Housing and the various mortgage insurance, grant programs, and subsidy programs that it offers. An explanation of the FHA and Section 8 will also be reviewed.

Introduction – brief history of HUD/FHA and HUD’s mission
Program Offices – review the various offices in HUD headquarters
Housing – review the elements of Housing.
Mortgage Insurance – review the various Mortgage Insurance programs, both active and inactive.
Project Rental Assistance Subsidies – review of the various types of subsidies used in Housing.
Miscellaneous Programs – review of programs that are not included above.

Ms. Janéa Jackson, AICP joined HUD in September 2018 as a Multifamily West Asset Management Division Director. In that role, she oversees policies and procedures for the origination and servicing of the FHA multifamily mortgage insurance programs, the Section 202 and 811 Capital Advance programs, and the Section 8 Project Based programs in California, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, the Marianas Islands, Nevada, and Oregon, working with 51 staff in three offices in Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Honolulu, HI.
Prior to joining HUD, Ms. Jackson served as the Real Estate Portfolio Planning Chief for GSA in Auburn, WA, managing the strategy for leased spaced and federally owned buildings in Region 10; and led facility planning, master planning, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) teams for the Navy and U.S. Marine Corps in Honolulu, HI and Iwakuni, Japan.

Ms. Janéa Jackson has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania (2001) and a Masters of Urban Planning from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2006).