This week’s ChangeMaker is Stephen Norman, the executive director of the King County Housing Authority, which serves the Seattle suburban metropolitan region. The KCHA supports over 20,000 households in affordable housing and works with local partners to house the region’s homeless and at-risk populations.
About Stephen Norman:
Stephen is the Executive Director of the King County Housing Authority, serving the Seattle suburban metropolitan area. The Authority supports 21,000 households in affordable housing and works closely with local partners to house the region’s homeless and at-risk populations; promote family self-sufficiency and support educational and life success for the 20,000 children it houses.
Mr. Norman has an extensive background in community organizing, urban planning and affordable housing design, development and management. He served as an Assistant Housing Commissioner in New York City and subsequently helped create the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) as its original vice-president. He is currently president of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) and Chair of the Board of CSH.