Fair Housing Training Academy Manager
Ira McCullough is the Fair Housing Training Academy Manager in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. Mr. McCullough serves as a liaison to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and project teams to re-launch the National Fair Housing Training Academy (NFHTA) designed to build the skills and experience of the next generation of fair housing professionals. Mr. McCullough managed the Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) for the City of Phoenix, Arizona, in addition to investigating and managing employment discrimination investigations.
Mr. McCullough has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Arizona State University, a Master of Business Administration from New York Institute of Technology, and a Masters in Public Policy from Northwestern University.
In His Own Words
“Choosing where to live defines a person’s wellbeing. If a person’s color or religion are used to discriminate, that undermines our democracy and our nation’s ideals. We need to have professionals at the ready, who are able to address those situations to protect those values.”