Kimberly Danna is the Field Office Director for HUD’s Illinois State Office. Kimberly provides outreach to and coordination with HUD’s stakeholders for Secretarial priorities related to housing, homelessness, economic opportunity and disaster coordination. She also oversees a customer service operation in Illinois which responded to over 10,000 community contacts in 2021. Kimberly is a subject matter expert in HUD’s affordable housing and community development programs with more than 30 years of experience in grants for housing, community development, homelessness and disaster recovery. She had the opportunity to support HUD’s Office of Affordable Housing Programs and Office of Block Grant Assistance in the development of the CDBG CARES Act and HOME ARP programs. She is passionate about access to affordable housing and to stabilizing existing affordable housing.