Jake Sipe has devoted the past eighteen years to serving the needs of families and individuals with low to moderate incomes in Indiana. Jake joined the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) in September 1999; he learned the ropes and advanced into positions of greater responsibility. In July of 2012, Jake was named Interim Executive Director and was appointed Executive Director in January 2013.
In his former position as head of the Real Estate Department at IHCDA, Jake was responsible for administering the Section 42 Rental Housing Tax Credit Program, Federal programs such as HOME and CDBG, and State monies including Indiana’s Housing Development Fund and Neighborhood Assistance Program. His prior responsibilities with IHCDA also include managing the Community Development and Multi-Family Departments.
At the 2011 Indiana Statewide Conference on Housing and Community Economic Development, Jake 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 and is a board member of the Community Investment Fund of Indiana, Inc., and Indiana Community Finance CDE.
AC19 Presentation: Solving the Single-Family Supply Crunch