Douglas A. Garver, MCRP

Executive Director
Ohio Housing Finance Agency
57 E. Main Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Assistant: Christine Proebstl
Phone: 614/387-1638

Douglas A. Garver, MCRP, executive director of the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA), oversees the lead agency for affordable housing in Ohio. The Agency administers a wide range of programs that offer assistance to first-time homebuyers, homeowners, renters, senior citizens, and other populations who might not otherwise be able to afford and sustain quality housing. Mr. Garver currently serves on the boards of the National Council of State Housing Agencies and the Ohio Statewide Development Corporation. He is a member of the Attorney General’s Taskforce on Criminal Justice and Mental Illness and serves as co-chair of the Taskforce’s Housing Subcommittee. He is also a sitting member of Ohio’s Housing and Homelessness Collaborative and is a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati Advisory Council. Prior to his appointment at OHFA in February 2004, Mr. Garver served five years as assistant to the director and assistant director of the Ohio Department of Development. He received a bachelor of arts degree from Mount Union College with a dual major in economics and business administration, and subsequently attained a master’s degree in city and regional planning from The Ohio State University. Mr. Garver is also certified as an Economic Development Professional by the National Development Council.

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