Media Advisory: Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Sandra Thompson Visits Affordable Apartment Complex in Dallas

***12:20 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 5723 Sadler Circle, Dallas, Texas, 75235***

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#affordablehousing–Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Sandra Thompson will join officials from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) to tour Oak Lawn Place, a new affordable housing development serving the aging LGBTQIA+ population in Dallas, Texas. FHLB Dallas, through member Veritex Bank, awarded the project a $750,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant.

Director Thompson will be available for media interviews following the tour.

Oak Lawn Place, which opens in July, will provide 84 units of high-quality, affordable rental housing for adults who are 55 years or older in an environment that includes support for the LGBTQIA+ community. The apartments serve residents who earn 30 percent to 60 percent of the area median income (AMI) with more than 50 percent of units set aside for households earning below 50 percent of the AMI.

Director Thompson, sworn in as FHFA director in June 2022, has more than 40 years of private and public sector finance experience. Prior to leading the agency, Director Thompson serv​ed as ​Deputy Director of the Division of Housing Mission and Goal​s (DHMG) for nine years, overseeing FHFA’s housing and regulatory policy, capital policy, fair lending and mission-critical activities for ​​Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks, which are government-sponsored enterprises regulated by FHFA. Before joining FHFA, Director Thompson worked at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for more than 23 years in a variety of leadership positions, most recently as the Director of Risk Management Supervision.


Sandra Thompson, Director, FHFA

Joshua Stallings, Deputy Director, Division of Bank Regulation, FHFA

Sanjay Bhasin, President and CEO, FHLB Dallas

Fred Miller, Chair, FHLB Dallas Board of Directors; Director, Bank of Anguilla, Anguilla, Mississippi

Sally I. Nelson, Vice Chair, FHLB Dallas Board of Directors; Chairperson and CEO, Nextwave Ventures, Huntsville, Texas

Felipe Rael, FHLB Dallas Board Member, Executive Director, Sol Housing, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Dianne W. Bolen, FHLB Dallas Board Member, Retired Executive Director, Mississippi Home Corporation, Jackson, Mississippi

Greg Hettrick, Senior Vice President, Director, Community Investment, FHLB Dallas, Dallas, Texas

Bruce Hatton, Vice President, Community Marketing and Outreach Manager, FHLB Dallas, Dallas, Texas

Jaime Jordan, First Vice President, Director of Corporate Communications, FHLB Dallas, Dallas, Texas

Melissa Bradford, Vice President, Community Development Officer, Veritex Bank, Dallas, Texas

Lorrie Cantrell, Vice President, Community Client Manager, Veritex Bank, Dallas, Texas

Dave Hesse, CFO, Resource Center, Dallas, Texas

Bill Scott, Director, Corporate Partnerships and Events, Resource Center, Dallas, Texas

Libby Crank, Executive Administrative Assistant and Project Coordinator, Resource Center, Dallas, Texas



Tour of affordable housing complex and interviews



12:20 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2024



5723 Sadler Circle, Dallas, Texas, 75235


Media RSVPs can be made to




Corporate Communications

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas

(214) 441-8445

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