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The Cost of Home campaign would not be possible without the partnership, engagement and support of our campaign collaborators. We are grateful to their commitment to address the nation’s housing need.

Campaign cabinet

The campaign cabinet is composed of nationally recognized leaders in housing-related fields, representing academia, business, philanthropy, government, nonprofit and religious institutions. They provide strategic advice, facilitate connections to aligned organizations and individuals, and work to ensure a sustainable campaign.


Campaign cabinet chairs

Jonathan Reckford
Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity International

J. Ronald Terwilliger
Chairman Emeritus, Trammell Crow Residential Chairman Emeritus, Habitat for Humanity International Board Co-chair, Cost of Home Campaign Cabinet Chair, Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter (TCIS) Advisory Board


Campaign cabinet members

Arthur Blank
Co-founder of The Home Depot Foundation, Owner of the Atlanta Falcons

Wesley Brooks
Homeownership Lead, Housing Access and Affordability, Wells Fargo

Jimmy Carter
39th President of the United States, honorary member

Rosalynn Carter
Former First Lady of the United States, honorary member

Henry Cisneros
Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary

Matthew Desmond, Ph.D.
Maurice P. During Professor of Sociology, Princeton University

David Dworkin
President and Chief Executive Officer, National Housing Conference

Renee Glover
Founder and Managing Member of The Catalyst Group, LLC

Chris Herbert, Ph.D.
Managing Director, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

Pamela Klyn
Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations and Sustainability, Whirlpool Corporation

Dan Letendre
Senior Vice President, CDFI Lending & Investment, Bank of America

Katherine O’Regan, Ph.D.
Professor of Public Policy and Planning, New York University Wagner

Pamela Patenaude
Former United States Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Tony Pickett
Chief Executive Officer, Grounded Solutions Network

Richard Rothstein 
Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and Senior Fellow (emeritus), Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Megan Sandel, M.D.
Associate Director of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine



We extend our thanks to the following organizations and individuals for their generous financial support of Cost of Home.

Wells Fargo logo.

J. Ronald Terwilliger

Stanard Family Foundation

Bank of America logo
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation logo
Lowe's logo
The Dotson Family Fund text logo
Melville Charitable Trust
RRF Foundation for Aging logo
Kresge Foundation logo

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund logo

Organizational endorsers

Organizational endorsers of the Cost of Home campaign support the campaign goals and collaborate with Habitat for Humanity to influence housing policy and systems at all levels of government in the U.S.



Grounded Solutions Network

Housing Assistance Council

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Mortgage Bankers Association

National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies

National Association of REALTORS®

National Community Stabilization Trust

National Housing Conference

The Mission Continues

Prosperity Now

Rebuilding Together

Rural LISC

Up for Growth


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