On March 24, Marla Newman, Executive Director of the Louisiana Housing Alliance, was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
LHA is a membership organization with over 100 affiliates statewide, including housing consumers, advocates, producers, providers, state and local policymakers and local and state government officials.
Ms. Newman has a background in both economic development and housing development and was a 2011 Fellow of the Louisiana Effective Leadership Program.
"I am proud to welcome Marla Newman to the board of our organization,” said Sheila Crowley, President and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
"She is a dynamic leader and a stalwart advocate for housing for the lowest income people in her state. I know she will be a powerful voice at the national level for socially just housing policy.”