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Shawn Colbert

Ms. Colbert has worked in many facets of housing and has an in-depth knowledge of development, property management, affordable housing, and fair housing. Although she’s managed and developed market rate, commercial, and affordable communities, her passion is providing amazing, affordable living options for those with limited resources.

As Director of Housing Development, she oversees MFA’s multifamily and single family development affordable housing funding programs, both federal and state.

Prior to joining the New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority in 2016, she developed successful, affordable housing communities using LIHTC and other affordable housing funds, working closely with the design team from initial concept to finished product and using lessons learned along the way to continually improve the end product.