Nicole LiBaire

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Nicole LiBaire has more than two decades of experience in affordable housing and federal programs, and is a nationally recognized expert on disaster preparedness, response, and recovery efforts that address the needs of low-income people. Her recent experience includes disaster recovery work in Louisiana, North Carolina, and California. As Executive Director of the Louisiana Housing Authority, Ms. LiBaire oversaw the state’s 3,000-unit permanent supportive housing (PSH) and homeless programs, developed Louisiana’s plan to end homelessness, and chaired the Governor’s Council on Homelessness. She was instrumental in the state’s nationally recognized hurricane relief efforts, and administered several federal programs that aided in rebuilding.

Recent Publications

A Home, Defined by a Disaster — How Focusing on a Community’s Most Vulnerable Residents Can Transform Disaster Recovery Efforts