Stephanie Killian is the Chief of the Division of Housing in the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs. She manages the sections that implement Montgomery County’s Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit (MPDU) program, the Montgomery Housing Initiative Fund which lends over $30 million annually to create and preserve affordable rental housing, the Montgomery Homeownership Down Payment Assistance programs, and the Montgomery County Energy Efficiency programs. Through her work with for-profit and non-profit housing providers, Montgomery County has provided loans totaling more than $400 million to projects with costs totaling more than $1 billion. Before administering housing programs, Ms. Killian worked with the County’s Community Development Block Grant Program, and served in the County’s Executive’s planning section. Prior to joining Montgomery County, Ms. Killian worked at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Council of State Community Development Agencies. Ms. Killian received a Bachelor of Arts from Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, and received a Master of Arts and a Master of Planning from the University of Virginia.
Ms. Killian has a special interest in programs and properties that provide housing and services to people with the greatest needs. Her goals as an MIH board member are to learn more about, and to promote, effective ways to develop affordable housing and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.