About Shola Olatoye
Shola Olatoye is the Chair & Chief Executive Officer of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). She was appointed on February 8 – 2014. NYCHA is the largest public housing authority in the nation – providing decent and affordable housing for more than 620 -000 New Yorkers with low and moderate incomes. Before her appointment as NYCHA Chair – Ms. Olatoye was Vice President and New York Market Leader for Enterprise Community Partners – a national nonprofit that has helped build or preserve more than 44 -000 affordable homes for lower-income New Yorkers and has invested more than $2.5 billion in and around the city. Ms. Olatoye will lead NYCHA’s efforts to improve residents’ quality of life and to help fulfill Mayor de Blasio’s plan to create or preserve 200,000 affordable housing units over the next 10 years.
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