Zorica Stančević rejoined the California Housing Partnership in 2017. As Senior Director, Financial Consulting – Housing Finance Training, Zorica provides financial consulting, technical assistance and training to our nonprofit and government clients throughout California, and leads the Partnership’s training division. She was promoted from Director of Training in 2022. Zorica brings more than 15 years of experience in affordable housing finance and development. She has experience structuring financing packages with Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and Tax-Exempt Bond financing, as well as a range of federal, state, and local programs, including local rental/operating subsidies. Zorica has directly contributed to the development or rehabilitation of over 1,700 units of affordable housing totaling more than $470 million in development costs.
Prior to rejoining the Partnership, Zorica spent two years as a Project Manager of Affordable Housing Tax Credit Investments with U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation where she underwrote and closed $157 million in Low Income Housing and Historic Tax Credit investments. Before her previous five-year tenure with the California Housing Partnership, Zorica worked as a Senior Project Manager with A Community of Friends where she managed the development of 250 supportive housing units and $115 million in financing. Zorica received a Master of Arts in Urban Planning with a specialization in Housing and Community Development from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.