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2019 Speaker: Miles Vaughn

The Lack of Affordable Housing

Concurrent A
Thursday, June 13 — 11 a.m.


Miles O. Vaughn

Housing Services Division Manager

Department of Housing and Neighborhood Services

City of Charlotte


A New York City native, Miles Vaughn has over 20 years of experience in real estate and economic development. He received his undergraduate degree in business administration from Rochester Institute of Technology and his master’s degree with a concentration in urban planning from Pennsylvania State University. Miles graduated from New York University’s Real Estate Development Institute and has several postgraduate certifications.

He joined the Bank of America Community Development Corporation in 1999 as a real estate development officer. As a senior vice president, Miles was involved in all aspects of affordable housing development including the negotiation of partnership agreements, land acquisitions, structuring of financing packages, and the coordination of development teams.

While a senior business developer with Fannie Mae, his responsibilities included identifying affordable housing development opportunities across the country, managing Fannie Mae relationships with local housing and community development partners, as well as increasing access to credit and assisting borrowers in avoiding foreclosure.

Currently as the housing services division manager, Miles oversees the Housing Services Division and works with the City of Charlotte’s Director of Housing and Neighborhood Services in implementing the city’s affordable housing programs. His responsibilities include, working with external and internal partners to ensure that organizational policies and plans align with and support the priority of increasing the supply of affordable and workforce housing throughout the city, overseeing the Charlotte’s Housing Trust Fund, project and program management activities including the financial structuring of proposed developments, ensuring the city’s compliance with local, state, and federal funding sources, and coordinating applications for federal, state and local resources, including housing grants and loans, rental assistance, and requests for proposals.