From Industry Era:
Fort Wayne Housing Authority cultivates vibrant, inclusive neighborhoods by providing safe, quality, affordable housing and a high level of life based on economic self-sufficiency under the guidance of CEO and Executive Director George Guy. The company has public, regular, and low-income housing and Fort Wayne residents with low incomes can afford to live in these units.
George has spent over 25 years helping underserved families and communities. George is the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment NAHRO's SVP. He led the North Central Regional Council, the Indiana NAHRO, and the Board of Ethics and Credentialing Trustees before becoming SVP. He is chairman of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis Affordable Housing Advisory Council, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Advisory Council on Community and Economic Development, and the Moving to Work (MTW) Collaborative Trustee (PHADA).
George has helped build $200 million in houses in Indiana and Illinois. He understands civil, human, and systemic rights. These mixed-finance buildings help AIDS, homeless, and domestic abuse families. He's also worked with local and national agencies to help homeless veterans, youth, and others. George serves on the United Way and Urban League boards. He's on Fort Wayne's Homelessness Planning Council and Indiana's Care Board.
Under his direction, agencies won 150 local, regional, and national accolades, and his team is honored for innovation, activism, and excellence in affordable housing. He has won awards for his work in the housing industry and in the community.
One of these is the Civil Rights Champions award from the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, which is given to an Indiana native whose work represents Dr. King's work for social justice and advocacy.
Congratulations, George! Read more on Industry Era's website.