Margaret Salazar

Margaret Salazar joined REACH as its CEO in October 2023. Margaret is a highly experienced housing executive who has been recognized nationally for her work leading housing policy, finance, and innovation at the national, state and local level. Margaret comes to REACH from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) where she served as the Northwest Regional Administrator. In this role, Margaret leveraged federal funds to expand best practices for re-housing unsheltered individuals, assisting rural communities in boosting housing supply, and increasing homeownership opportunities for homebuyers of color. Before her recent role at HUD, Margaret served as the director of Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS).