Policy and Program Associate
Justin Edwards is the Policy and Program Associate for Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future, working with Congress, HUD, and other federal and state agencies to build support and remove barriers to the preservation and production of high-quality affordable rental homes. Additionally, he supports SAHF's peer working groups on real estate development, asset management, communications, data, and policy and assists in SAHF's efforts to collect and analyze property and resident services data from its members. Justin also supports leads SAHF's communications and social media efforts.
Prior to joining SAHF, Justin served as the Howard University Congressional Fellow in the Office of US Senator Kamala D. Harris. He is also the Founder and President of the VISION Foundation in his hometown of Lafayette, Louisiana.
Justin holds a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Howard University. During his time at Howard University, Justin was recognized as a 2018 Harry S. Truman Scholar and a 2018 White House Initiative on HBCUs Competitiveness Scholar. He is also a member of the Institute for Responsible Citizenship.
jedwards [at] sahfnet.org