Ayana Dilday Gonzalez (she, her, hers) has over 15 years of experience in policies and practices related to affordable housing development and permanent supportive housing. She has worked in private and public sector affordable housing development, and in public sector health and human services. Ayana has extensive knowledge of federal and state programs used to finance housing and supportive services for low-income and vulnerable populations, including the National Housing Trust Fund, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 811 Project-based Rental Assistance (PRA) Program, and the HUD Continuum of Care Program. She is an expert in the design, financing, implementation, and evaluation of publicly funded permanent supportive housing programs.
Prior to her work at TAC, Ayana worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on its HUD 811 PRA program, National Housing Trust Fund program, and the Balance of State Continuum of Care.