CEO, Housing Development Fund
Class of 1998; Elected 2023
Kiley graduated from Rice University in 2002 and UConn Law in 2008. Her area of expertise is affordable housing and homelessness policy. She began her career in the political arena before working for the National Alliance to End Homelessness as a field organizer. After graduating law school, Kiley became an associate in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Syndication Group at Holland & Knight LLP where she represented investors in affordable housing development finance structuring. There she interpreted tax code and statutory requirements for low-income housing tax credits and other government finance programs for application in affordable housing developments across the country. She then became a Management and Program Analyst with the US Interagency Council on Homelessness where she coordinated federal policy efforts around the areas of mainstream housing, and family and youth homelessness as a liaison between that agency and multiple federal agencies. In 2016 she led the City of Hartford’s Development Services, overseeing new housing development projects as well as multiple community investment projects including the renovation of Dillon Stadium for the Hartford Athletic. She served as the Executive Director of the Partnership for Strong Communities, a statewide affordable housing policy and advocacy group from 2018 to 2023 and is now the CEO of the Housing Development Fund, a community development financial institution that invests in multiple types of affordable housing, including home ownership, in CT, NY and Massachusetts.