Lorraine Polak is the Director of Rental Housing Development for the South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA). The Rental Housing Development division administers the HOME, Housing Tax Credit, Housing Trust Fund, Emergency Solutions Grants, and the Tax Exempt Bond Financing Programs and is the lead agency for the statewide Housing for the Homeless Consortium. The division is also currently administering several SDHDA programs available for development of workforce housing.
Prior to her current position, she was a Housing Development Officer specializing in the Housing Tax Credit and bond financing programs. Lorraine has been with SDHDA since 1998.