Todd Lee, the head of the D.C. Housing Finance Agency, died Wednesday. He was 51.
Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office announced Lee’s passing Thursday, dubbing him a “true champion for D.C. and a tremendous public servant.”
He’d served as the CEO and executive director of the agency since 2016, following a lengthy career working at Fannie Mae and a variety of other local banks. Bowser’s office did not release a cause of death.
“During a time when housing has become the number one issue in our city, Todd delivered for the people and families of the District,” Bowser wrote in a statement. “If a program wasn’t working, he fixed it. If a program was missing, he created it. He was committed to innovation, to finding new resources and maximizing the ones we already have available, and, above all, he was committed to getting Washingtonians into affordable homes. We will miss his leadership and his friendship.”
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