Dan Rinzler joined the California Housing Partnership in 2016. As Associate Research Director, Dan is responsible for policy and research initiatives which aim to expand the resources for affordable housing preservation and development in California, as well as increase their efficiency and social impact. He was promoted from Senior Policy Analyst in 2022.
Prior to joining the Partnership, Dan worked at the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF), where he managed a variety of strategic initiatives—such as around impact assessment and the intersection of health care and housing—and contributed to program development and policy leadership. Prior to LIIF, he helped design and manage low-income housing programs at the state and local level, and worked as an urban planning consultant in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Dan earned a Master in City Planning degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2013, and a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in 2007.