[photo, Victor L. Hoskins, Maryland Secretary of Housing and Community Development] VICTOR L. HOSKINS
Secretary of Housing & Community Development, 2003-06
Acting Secretary of Housing & Community Development, 2003

Assistant Secretary of Marketing, Department of Business & Economic Development, 1995-97

Victor L. Hoskins, Secretary of Housing & Community Development, February 2003. Photo by Richard Lippenholz.

Secretary of Housing and Community Development, February 28, 2003 to September 4, 2006. Acting Secretary of Housing and Community Development, January 15 to February 28, 2003. Member, Governor's Interagency Council on Homelessness, 2003; Task Force to Study the Maryland Heritage Structure Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program, 2003. Chair, Governor's Commission on Housing Policy, 2003-04. Member, Advisory Committee for the Jefferson Patterson Historical Park and Museum, 2003-05; Cabinet Council on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, 2003-05; Subcabinet for Children, Youth, and Families, 2003-05; Task Force to Study Pinhole Leaks in Copper Plumbing, 2003-05; Governor's Executive Council, 2003-06; Smart Growth Subcabinet, 2003-06. Chair, Community Legacy Board, 2003-06; Housing Finance Review Committee, 2003-06. Member, Maryland Affordable Housing Trust, 2003-06; Interagency Committee on Aging Services, 2003-06; Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Board, 2003-06; State Children's Environmental Health and Protection Advisory Council, 2003-06; Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, 2003-06 (chair, 2003-05); Maryland Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 2003-06 (chair, 2003-05); Interdepartmental Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs, 2003-06; Governor's Interagency Council for the Nonprofit Sector, 2003-06; Rural Maryland Council, 2003-06; Task Force on Parking for Individuals with Disabilities, 2004; Interagency Disabilities Board, 2004-06; Task Force on Common Ownership Communities, 2005-06; Governor's Task Force on Workforce Housing, 2005-06. Chair, Maryland Building Rehabilitation Code Advisory Council, 2005-06 (member, 2003-); Commission on Crossroads Development, 2006.

Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, District of Columbia, 2011-14.

Deputy Chief Adminstrative Officer, Economic Development and Public Infrastructure, Prince George's County, 2014-15. Board of Directors, Economic Development Corporation, Prince George's County, 2014-15.

Director of Economic Development, Arlington County, Virginia, 2015-.

Deputy Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development, Baltimore City, 1997-99.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, August 20, 1957. Dartmouth College, B.A. (psychology & urban studies), 1979. Attended Kennedy School of Government (development finance), Harvard University, 1980. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.C.P. (real estate finance & economic development), 1981. Senior planner, Los Angeles Urban League, 1981-83. Real estate acquisitions and development officer, Metropolitan Transit Authority, Los Angeles, CA, 1983-86. Principal real estate consultant, Sanborn Associates, 1986-89. Enterprise and revitalization zone manager, Long Beach, CA, 1989-93. President, Long Beach Community Partnership, 1993-94. Executive Director, Technology Council, Greater Baltimore Committee, 1994-95. Senior Vice-President for Strategic Alliances, Urban America, L.P., 1999-2003. Lead Director, Washington Metro Community Business Center, Fannie Mae, 2006-. Vice-President, Quadel Consulting, 2009-11. Member, California Association for Local Economic Development, 1990-94; Maryland Industrial Partnership, University of Maryland, College Park Engineering Center, 1994-96; Maryland Industrial Development Association, 1995-97; International Development Research Council, 1995-2000; Council for Urban Economic Development, 1996-2000; Leadership Maryland, 1996-; National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, 1997-99; National Congress for Community Economic Development, 1999-; District of Columbia Building Industry Association, 2000-. Building Industry Achievement Award, Building Industry Association, 2013. Married.

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