Diep joined the California Housing Partnership in 2013 and has more than 20 years of high-level experience in affordable housing development, preservation, and management. As the Partnership’s San Diego Region Director, Diep provides financial consulting, technical assistance and training to nonprofit and government organizations throughout Southern California. Prior to joining the Partnership, Diep was the Interim Director of Housing Development for Satellite Housing where she was a member of the senior leadership team responsible for managing Satellite’s merger with Affordable Housing Associates as well as overseeing Satellite’s real estate development department. Prior to Satellite, Diep was Director of Housing Development at Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation where she oversaw the development and preservation of more than 1,600 affordable homes for San Francisco’s lowest-income residents, totaling more than $600 million in financing. In addition, Diep supervised a team of eight project management staff and played an active role in policy development both within TNDC and in the broader nonprofit housing community.
Diep was selected as a Northern California Real Estate Woman of Influence by the San Francisco Business Times in 2011 and as a Young Leader in Affordable Housing by the Affordable Housing Finance Magazine in 2008. Diep received an M.A. in Urban Planning and a B.A. in Urban Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.