Jane Katz

Jane Katz is Director of International Affairs and Programs in Habitat for Humanity International’s Washington D.C. Office of Government Relations and Advocacy, where she focuses on global housing policies, advocacy issues, including the “solid ground” land campaign, and manages the Global Housing Indicators initiative. Previously, Ms. Katz worked in the public and private sectors on mortgage finance issues, regulatory oversight, and housing policy at Fannie Mae and in United States government agencies as the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  She received her Master’s degree in Government and Politics in urban affairs and public administration from the University of Maryland and Bachelor’s Degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Cincinnati. She was elected Co-Chair of the General Assembly of Partners Civil Society Group towards Habitat III, represents HFHI as co-lead for the Housing Policy Unit, and represents CSOs on the standing committee of UN-HABITAT’s World Urban Campaign, as well as serving on a variety of advisory boards and coalitions.