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Lisa Rice

President and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance Washington, DC Award Year: 2021

As President and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance, Lisa Rice leads its efforts to advance fair housing principles and to preserve and broaden fair housing protections while expanding equal housing opportunities for millions of Americans. She played a major role in crafting sections of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and in establishing the Office of Fair Lending within the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Lisa previously served as CEO of the Toledo Fair Housing Center and the Northwest Ohio Development Agency, where she developed and implemented Ohio’s first anti-predatory lending remediation program. Throughout her career, she has worked to pass legislation and promote policies that expand access to quality credit and equal housing opportunities. She has helped to lead the investigation and resolution of precedent-setting fair housing cases that have resulted in the elimination of systemic discriminatory practices involving lending, insurance, real estate, rental, and zoning matters.

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