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The Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF) was created by the City of Pittsburgh to help support the development and preservation of affordable and accessible housing in the city. The 17-member advisory board was appointed by the Mayor and approved by Council to help oversee the Fund.

Advisory Board members span various areas of expertise, come with diverse perspectives, and all have unique experiences as Pittsburghers. Together they help to inform and carry out the mission of the Housing Opportunity Fund.

Advisory Board Members

Lena Andrews - Nonprofit Development Community

 

Oliver Beasley - Mayor's Office

 

Jamil Bey, PhD - Neighborhood Based Nonprofit/Community Resident - South

 

Joanna Deming - Homeowner Representative

 

Knowledge Build Hudson - HACP Representative

 

Jerome Jackson - Neighborhood Based Nonprofit/Community Resident - East

 

Theresa Kail-Smith - City Council

 

Mark Masterson - Neighborhood Based Nonprofit/Community Resident - North

 

James Myer - Neighborhood Based Nonprofit/Community Resident - Central

 

Paul Spradley - Lending Institution

 

Sonya Tilghman - Nonprofit Community

 

Derrick Tillman - For-profit Development Community

 

Diamonte Walker - URA Representative

 

Adrienne Walnoha - Advocate for Homeless

 

Kellie Ware-Seabron - Fair Housing Representative 

 

Megan Winters - Western Neighborhood Representative

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