Stockton Williams was appointed Executive Director of the National Council of State Housing Agencies in March 2018. NCSHA’s state housing finance agency members have delivered roughly $500 billion in financing to make possible the purchase, development, and rehabilitation of more than 7 million affordable homes for low- and middle-income households. Stockton leads NCSHA’s wide-ranging efforts to communicate and strengthen the central role of state HFAs in the nation’s housing system.
Stockton has 25 years of experience in housing development,finance, policy, research, and advocacy. He was previously Executive Vice President of Content and Executive Director of the Terwilliger Center for Housing at the Urban Land Institute. Before joining ULI, Stockton was Managing Principal of HR&A Advisors’ Washington, D.C., office. He previously served as Senior Advisor in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Energy. He has also held senior leadership positions at Enterprise Community Partners, Living Cities, and with an affordable housing developer. Stockton holds a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Princeton University.