FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 16, 2021
Contact: Izzy Woodruff | 202-898-1661 | IWoodruff@nationalfairhousing.org
The National Fair Housing Alliance Congratulates Alanna McCargo on Her Confirmation to Lead Ginnie Mae
Washington, D.C. — Today, Lisa Rice, President and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), released the following statement on the confirmation of Alanna McCargo to serve as President of the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae):
“The National Fair Housing Alliance congratulates Alanna McCargo on her confirmation as President of Ginnie Mae. As a proven leader at some of the nation’s most impactful public policy and financial services institutions, she will bring decades of housing policy and finance expertise to the role. She is a staunch champion of advancing racial equity and fair housing opportunities for everyone.
“Ms. McCargo has long been a leader in research and advocacy to eliminate barriers to homeownership access, close the racial homeownership gap, and address wealth disparities — all issues that are integral to NFHA’s fair housing mission. She was also a leader in advancing solutions to preserve housing security for millions of people during the COVID pandemic.
“We are grateful that Ms. McCargo will continue to be a part of the strong leadership team at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. We look forward to working with Ms. McCargo to create more equitable opportunities to revitalize our communities and bring the dream of homeownership within reach of millions of Americans.”
The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) is the country’s only national civil rights organization dedicated solely to eliminating all forms of housing and lending discrimination and ensuring equal opportunities for all people. Through its homeownership, credit access, tech equity, education, member services, public policy, community development, and enforcement initiatives, NFHA works to dismantle longstanding barriers to equity and build diverse, inclusive, well-resourced communities.