HUD Archives: News Releases

HUD No. 06-14
Joseph J. Phillips
(678) 732-2943
For Release
June 14, 2017


LOUISVILLE - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Southeast Deputy Regional Administrator Christopher Taylor, announced the selection of Michael L. Browder, Sr. to serve as HUD Field Office Director for the Commonwealth of Kentucky beginning June 14, 2017.

[Photo: Michael L. Browder, Sr.]

As the Commonwealth of Kentucky Field Office Director, Browder will serve as HUD's liaison to mayors, city managers, county commissioners, elected representatives, state and local officials, congressional delegations, nonprofit groups, private entities, faith based groups, other stakeholders and individual Americans. He will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of HUD programs and services to communities and individuals, as well as, evaluating their efficiency and effectiveness.

"Michael brings a unique blend of public and private experience to Kentucky as well as having served as the Director, Public and Indian Housing," said Taylor who previously served as the Kentucky, Field Officer Director. "He will enhance and accelerate the ongoing efforts and progress being made throughout the communities of Kentucky."

"We have a great team of partners and HUD staff in Kentucky that I am proud to work with," said Browder. "Together we will build on the strong legacy of fulfilling HUD’s mission and serving those throughout Kentucky."

Prior to joining federal service, Browder worked as a public housing executive for a Georgia public housing agency and prior to that as an executive for a tribally designated housing entity (TDHE) in Alaska. In 2005, he founded a firm specializing in the economics of real estate development, commercial real estate development and investment, asset and property management. Before founding the firm, he served as the Director of Asset Management and the Interim Multi-Family Portfolio Property Manager for a private firm where he was responsible for all LIHTC syndicated assets and from 2001 to 2004 he served as a Vice President with the Bank of America Community Development Banking.

He earned an MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a B. Sc. in Business Economics from the University of Utah.

Browder is married, has three adult children and seven grandchildren.


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