Tammye Trevino

Ms. Tammye Trevino has a long career in the affordable housing industry and a long-time public servant working to provide housing and community development opportunities for disadvantaged populations and has provided consulting services in both the Multifamily and Single Family Sectors.

She has worked with Public Facilities Corporations and in partnership with owner/developers of multifamily projects. Her experience includes identifying and applying for resources on behalf of owner/ developer projects through the U.S. Treasury’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program administered through State Government and in conjunction with Local Government Bond programs. As the Executive Director at the Housing Authority of Bexar County, she brought about the successful turn-around of troubled assets and cash flow including the disposition of troubled public housing units. She was instrumental in settling and resolving several HUD related program deficiencies and put in place new systems and procedures to assure long-term performance and compliance for the future. She administered all Public Housing and Government-related funding programs such as the Housing Choice Voucher Program, Mainstream Voucher Program, VASH Veteran Voucher placement, and Family Self- Sufficiency Programs.

Previously, Ms. Trevino served as a political appointee in President Obama’s Administration from 2009 to 2017. She was first appointed as the national Administrator for USDA’s Rural Development, Rural Housing Program where she administered a $25 Billion budget, $100 Billion loan portfolio and 16 programs targeting low and moderate-income families in Single Family Housing/Mortgage Lending, Multi-Family Housing and Community Facilities. During her tenure, USDA engineered new programs, delivery models and regulations that met the needs of diverse populations and contributed substantially to efforts to expand credit management programs into rural areas via nontraditional methods and supervised credit arrangements with individuals, developers and depository and non-depository institutions.

Ms. Trevino served on the President’s U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness and on the Committee on the Status of Puerto Rico, on behalf of Secretary Vilsack for USDA. She also represented Secretary Vilsack on the foreclosure prevention and mitigation team established by the President’s Domestic Policy Council, alongside counterparts from FHA HUD, VA, and Treasury.

Her experience includes the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under the Administration’s second term as the Regional Administrator for Region 6, overseeing all HUD activities in Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana, and she was the RA during the transition of the current HUD business model with regard to how Multifamily projects are prioritized and streamlined.

From 1999 to 2009, Ms. Treviño served as chief executive officer for FUTURO, a Uvalde, Texas, non-profit organization providing housing, business and community development including a micro-lending program for small businesses. She also served as the economic development director for LaSalle County, Texas, where her accomplishments included a lead role in converting a 47-county, South Texas think tank into a non-profit organization to work on regional economic development responding to the changing needs of its growing, and largely Hispanic population. 

Ms. Treviño is a certified Economic Development Finance Professional, a certified Housing Development Finance Professional. She holds a license in Texas as a Mortgage Loan Officer and a Realtor and is working toward the IREM, Certified Property Management designation. She received her Master of Business Administration degree from Sul Ross State University’s Rio Grande College, Uvalde, Texas, and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Texas at San Antonio. 

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