Katie Rodriguez appointed Executive Vice President of Capital Markets

(Boston, MA) – Housing Partnership Network (HPN) is pleased to announce after an extensive search, the promotion of Katie Rodriguez to Executive Vice President of Capital Markets effective June 3, 2024.

In her new role, Rodriguez joins HPN’s executive leadership team and will oversee overall capital markets strategies and activities including raising capital for HPN, its members, and its social enterprises through growing the Housing Partnership Fund and leveraging deployment of historic federal resources to decarbonize affordable housing.

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"Katie's exceptional leadership and commitment to innovation have driven outstanding results for HPN/HPF and our members," says Robin Hughes, President and CEO of HPN. "We are thrilled to have her take on this critical role as we continue expanding affordable housing capital solutions nationwide."

Rodriguez joined HPN nearly 12 years ago and most recently served in a multifaceted role as Vice President of Lending and Investment and President of our CDFI lending enterprises (Housing Partnership Fund and Ventures). As President, total loans outstanding grew from $35 million to over $106 million, the number of loans increased from 31 to 69, and revenue from deploying over $165MM in New Markets Tax Credits to 15 members, financing over 850 affordable homes. Additionally, Rodriguez spearheaded the creation of innovative loan products like Housing Equity Fund, Capital Aggregators Group, enterprise-level loans and off-balance sheet participations to meet network member needs.

"I'm honored to take on this new challenge and grateful for the opportunities HPN has provided me," says Rodriguez. "Affordable housing is more crucial than ever, and I look forward to partnering with our members and investors to secure the capital needed to create sustainable communities.