Executive Director | Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority
Mr. Sipe originally joined the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority in September 1999 and has been promoted to positions of increasing responsibility.
He was named Interim Executive Director effective July 28, 2012 and was appointed Executive Director effective January 14, 2013.
In his former position as head of the Real Estate Department, Sipe was responsible for administering and the ongoing reporting for the State’s Section 42 Rental Housing Tax Credit Program, Federal programs such as HOME and CDBG, and State monies including Indiana’s Housing Development Fund. His prior responsibilities with IHCDA also include managing the Community Development and Multi-Family Departments, respectively.
Before joining IHCDA, Jacob was employed by the First National Bank of Cloverdale. At the 2011 Indiana Statewide Conference on Housing and Community Economic Development, Jacob was awarded the Michael Carroll Community Economic Development Leadership Award for his dedication to the advancement of affordable housing partnerships and production.
He is a graduate of Indiana University’s School of Public Environmental Affairs and currently serves on the advisory council for LISC Indianapolis, the Affordable Housing Association of Indiana, and is a member of the Community Investment Fund of Indiana, Inc. Board of Directors.