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Ben Mokry

Dr. Mokry is responsible for the Research and Development Division of Mississippi Home Corporation. The Division manages HOME, ESG, HOPWA, National Housing Trust Fund, Hardest Hit Fund, housing counseling, and a state-funded rental assistance program. He has provided leadership on corporate and State programs to supply community-based housing options for individuals with serious mental illness. Dr. Mokry is responsible for grant operations, program research, homebuyer education, and technical assistance to business and community organizations producing affordable housing. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Syracuse University and has taught at the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University.