Feb 23, 2024
Affordable and Supportive Housing in San Diego
Rebecca Louie - Wakeland Corp CEO

Rebecca Louie Wakeland Housing and Development Corporation President & CEO Rebecca Louie is a longtime leader in the affordable housing sector, with more than two decades of experience planning, building and operating affordable and supportive housing communities throughout Southern California. Since starting at Wakeland in 2005, she has overseen the development and operation of 47 affordable housing communities, creating over 2,500 homes for families, seniors, veterans, transition‐age youth and people experiencing homelessness.

A Native Alaskan and a member of the Tlingit‐Haida tribe, Ms. Louie is widely known as a strong advocate for affordable housing, social and environmental justice, and homelessness due to work at Wakeland and past employers, including the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), the Center on Policy Initiatives, and United Indian Nations Community Development Corporation. She has a broad network of strong relationships with stakeholders working to build a more just and equitable world through housing, including government agencies, labor organizations, advocacy groups and decisionmakers at the state, county and city levels.