Carey Shea

Conference Speaker Bio

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Carey Shea

Director of Special Initiatives, Home by Hend

  • 504-914-7150

  • carey@homebyhand.org

Biography

Carey Shea is the founder of the Neighborhood Homes Investment Coalition, a national policy effort to revitalize distressed single-family home neighborhoods. She has directed several community development corporations including Home by Hand and Project Home Again, in post-Katrina New Orleans. From September 2012 until December 2013, Carey was a loaned-executive to the City of New Orleans where she worked with the Director of Housing Policy and Community Development to design and implement a $52 million soft-second mortgage program that enabled over 900 residents to become first-time homeowners in Orleans Parish.

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