Rachel Fee

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Executive Director
New York Housing Conference


Rachel Fee is Executive Director of the New York Housing Conference, a statewide affordable housing policy and advocacy organization. With 15 years of experience in the areas of affordable housing, public policy and nonprofit management and a deep commitment to creating housing opportunity for her fellow New Yorkers, she oversees operations, policy, education and advocacy initiatives. Previously, Rachel led Housing First!, an affordable housing campaign focused on public investment in affordable housing in New York City. Prior to advocacy work, Rachel spent eight years in the public sector at New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development directing federal affairs, strategic planning and managing development projects. Before entering public service, Rachel worked for non-profits specializing in academic-industrial partnerships in Dublin, Ireland and Washington, D.C. Rachel graduated from Colgate University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and received her master’s in economic science from University College Dublin, Ireland. She is also certified economic development finance professional from the National Development Council.