Rachel Fee
Rachel Fee

Rachel Fee is Executive Director of the New York Housing Conference. With 20 years of experience in the areas of affordable housing, public policy and nonprofit management and a deep commitment to creating housing opportunity for her fellow New Yorkers, she oversees operations, policy and program initiatives for the statewide coalition.

Ms. Fee established the New York Housing Conference as an influential policy and advocacy organization. Under her leadership, the organization has built coalitions around expanded investment in housing; elevated the issue of affordable housing in the media; and produced important analysis leading to policy improvements at the city, state and federal level.

Ms. Fee’s career in affordable housing is grounded by eight years of experience at New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development in the offices of development, strategic planning and intergovernmental relations. 

Before entering public service, Ms. Fee worked for non-profits specializing in academic-industrial partnerships in Dublin, Ireland and Washington, D.C.

Ms. Fee graduated from Colgate University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and received her master’s in economic science from University College Dublin, Ireland. She is also certified economic development finance professional from the National Development Council.