The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

May 14, 2010
Housing and Community Development director honored

100514 jacobs.jpgThe California Department of Housing and Community Development announced Thursday that Director Lynn Jacobs was inducted into the California Housing Consortium's California Housing Hall of Fame at the organization's Annual Housing Policy and Hall of Fame Awards in Santa Monica.

The award recognizes individuals and organizations for leadership, innovation, effectiveness, inclusiveness, impact, tenure, collaborative spirit, and inspirational records of service.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed Jacobs in 2006. She was the founder and president of Ventura Affordable Homes, which develops affordable housing for first-time home buyers.

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