Jennifer Cloud is the Vice President of Housing Development for the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless where she oversees housing development initiatives for the organization. Jennifer is responsible for managing the housing development team, as well as overseeing multiple housing development projects that require complex financing structures and aggressive construction schedules in order to meet the housing needs of the homeless population and community at large.
Jennifer has been working in communications, nonprofit marketing and fundraising, and housing development since 2007. In her housing development career, Jennifer has executed hundreds of millions in affordable multifamily real estate transactions, with thousands of units developed, utilizing federal, state and local affordable housing programs (LIHTC, Section 8, HOST, etc.); FHA, Fannie, Freddie, conventional, and bond financing; private and institutional investors.
Prior to CCH, Jennifer served as Development Director at Steele Properties, a national affordable housing development company, where she helped close over $500 million in acquisitions, sales, financings and tax credit transactions. In her role at Steele, she managed the underwriting, acquisition, and development teams and oversaw complex development projects in multiple states from start to finish.
Jennifer also spent time at The Family Center, a New York City community-based nonprofit providing services to at risk families, where she worked on the resource development and communications team. She also spent time working in Public Relations consulting in San Francisco and New York City supporting nonprofits, arts and culture organizations, and technology companies.
Jennifer received her bachelor’s at Emerson College in Boston.