Susan Riggs Tinsky


San Diego Housing Federation

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Susan Riggs Tinsky is the Executive Director of the San Diego Housing Federation. In this capacity, her primary goal is been to promote the creation of safe, stable, and healthy housing that is affordable to lower income families and people in need. Prior to joining the Federation, she worked as an attorney with law firm Best, Best & Krieger, LLP, where her specialization was affordable housing and redevelopment law. Additionally, she worked for the San Diego Housing Commission from 2001-2004. She also served as vice president of government affairs for the San Diego Association of Realtors® and on the adjunct faculty of San Diego State University and Southwestern College where she taught housing policy and real estate economics. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Civic San Diego, Housing California, Home Again, and the Board of Governors of the California Housing Consortium. She is an appointee to the California Resource Board's Environmental Justice Advisory Committee and is a Board member and past president of Citizens Coordinate for Century 3 (C3).

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