Housing Next has been formed as a 5-year pilot initiative to work closely with local units of government, developers and non-profits to remove barriers to the creation of more housing supply at all price points.
Executive Director, Ryan Kilpatrick
Ryan is the founding director of Housing Next and has been leading the initiative since 2018. He has a background in economic development, community design and public finance. He has more than 15 years of experience supporting local units of government with technical assistance and best practice implementation through planning, zoning, process improvement and the use of financial tools to create economically vibrant communities. He has a Masters in Design Thinking from Kendall College of Art & Design and a B.A. in Community Development from GVSU.