INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) announced today the promotion of Matt Rayburn to Deputy Executive Director. Rayburn, who joined the agency in 2008, will continue his role as Chief Real Estate Development Officer and assume additional responsibilities as Deputy Executive Director.
“We are fortunate to have a person of Matt's caliber that can shoulder broader leadership responsibilities,” said IHCDA Executive Director Jacob Sipe. “Matt has done an excellent job of leading the Real Estate Department and I am excited to see what he will bring in his expanded role.”
As Deputy Executive Director, Matt will focus on both the development and attainment of strategic objectives to ensure the fulfillment of the agency's mission of providing housing opportunities, promoting self-sufficiency and strengthening communities.
In his role as Chief Real Estate Development Officer Matt oversees the policies, procedures and personnel of IHCDA's Real Estate Department to ensure that resources are used in a manner that accomplishes agency priorities and complies with Federal and State regulations.
This includes oversight of the Section 42 Low-income Housing Tax Credit, HOME, CDBG and Affordable Housing and Community Development Fund. In addition to these responsibilities, Matt is also the lead for IHCDA's disaster recovery efforts and serves on inter-agency disaster recovery planning committees for the state.
Matt is active on a number of advisory boards and authors a quarterly compliance article in AHAIN's Affordable Housing News. He has earned the HCCP, TCS, SCS, NCP-E, C6P, and TaCCs industry certifications and holds a B.A. in Political Science from Hanover College.