Andrew Jakabovics joined Enterprise Community Partners as Senior Director, Policy Development and Research. Prior to joining Enterprise, he served as Senior Policy Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, where he provided policy recommendations and analysis to the Assistant Secretary, Secretary, and other senior staff both within HUD and across agencies. His primary focus was on housing finance reform, with a particular eye towards issues of access and affordability. In addition, he devoted attention to foreclosure prevention through improving opportunities for modifications and to mitigating foreclosure impacts on neighborhoods and communities. Prior to joining HUD, Mr. Jakabovics served as Associate Director for Housing and Economics at the Center for American Progress, where he worked on housing, household debt, higher education, and other issues related to sustaining and growing the middle class. Mr. Jakabovics has appeared frequently in the media, primarily for his research on the effects of the current mortgage crisis and potential policy solutions.
Enterprise Community Partners
Senior Director, Policy Development & Research