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Dominique Blom
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing

 

Since July 2017, Dominique Blom has been serving as the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH).  She is responsible for administering and managing a range of programs for low-income families, including the public housing program, Housing Choice Voucher Program, and programs that serve Native Americans, totaling more than $30 billion in annual funding.  The mission of PIH is to ensure safe, decent, and affordable housing for low-income families; create opportunities for residents’ self-sufficiency and economic independence; and ensure fiscal integrity by all program participants.

From 2006 to 2017, Dominique served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Public Housing Investments at HUD.  In this capacity, she was responsible for awarding and overseeing the Capital Fund grants, Choice Neighborhood grants, and HOPE VI grants and implementing the Moving to Work demonstration.  In addition to working with communities to revitalize distressed neighborhoods, she was responsible for developing policies and regulations governing mixed-finance and mixed-income public housing development, demolitions and dispositions, voluntary and required conversions and community and supportive services.  Prior to becoming the Deputy Assistant Secretary in April 2006, she was the Director of the Office of Urban Revitalization, the office within HUD that administers the HOPE VI and mixed-finance programs.  In 2010, Dominique was presented with the Meritorious Executive Rank Award in the Senior Executive Service for sustained superior accomplishment in management of programs of the United States Government and for noteworthy achievement of quality and efficiency in public service.  Dominique holds a B.A in Anthropology and Latin American Studies from Stanford University.

In her spare time, she likes to cook, train her dog in agility (obstacle course with jumps, tunnels, etc.), run and ride her bike.