Betsy Wilson has worked in affordable housing development for nearly two decades, including for a Low Income Housing Tax Credit syndicator and two large nonprofit developers based in coastal California. During her tenure as a developer, she financed and constructed over 1,000 affordable rental apartments in California. She is currently the administrator of the Payette River Foundation, a grant making nonprofit which primarily focuses on supporting education, affordable housing and land conservation in California and Idaho. She is a graduate of Stanford and The University of Western Australia.
These policy proposals will simplify the affordable housing qualification process for all federal housing programs, primarily focusing on PBV and LIHTC, to move eligible households into vacant units more quickly.