Jacob LaRow was first exposed to the world of affordable housing with the City of La Crosse, Wisconsin beginning with a clerical position with the Planning and Development Department in 2011 where he handled finances for the City’s HOME, CDBG, NSP and ARRA programs. In 2014, Jacob was tapped to serve as the first Neighborhood Housing Development Associate for the City of La Crosse. While in this position Jacob spearheaded the City’s Housing Replacement program which involved the acquisition, demolition and new construction of single-family homes and sold to income qualified families. Jacob accepted a position with Clark County’s Community Resources Management Division in June of 2015 as Grants Coordinator. With Clark County, Jacob coordinated the County’s affordable housing program utilizing HOME and Low-Income Housing Trust Fund (LIHTF) dollars received from HUD and the State of Nevada to leverage the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program in the development of new and rehabilitated rental units. In February 2018, Jacob accepted a position as Deputy Administrator for the Nevada Housing Division and is responsible for the oversight of the State’s housing programs including Weatherization, Tax Credits, and HUD entitlement grants. Jacob received a Bachelor’s degree from Winona State University, Minnesota with a double major in Public Administration and Political Science.