Comstock's magazine 0119 - January 2019 - Page 28

n DISCOURSE The Public effort Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency’s La Shelle Dozier on efforts to increase affordable housing INTERVIEW BY Sena Christian PHOTO: Ryan Angel Meza I n 2008, La Shelle Dozier became ex- ecutive director of the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, which serves as the joint powers hous- ing authority for both the City and the County. SHRA administers local, state and federal affordable housing pro- grams. Additionally, the agency acts as a landlord, owning and operating over 3,000 units. Comstock’s spoke with Dozi- er about efforts to drive more affordable housing in the Sacramento area. 28 | January 201 9