Todd Lee, executive director and CEO of the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency, died Wednesday. He was 51.
Mayor Muriel Bowser said she was “heartbroken to learn of Lee’s death and praised his work as a public servant.
“Todd was a true champion for D.C. and a tremendous public servant,” Bowser said in a statement. “During a time when housing has become the number one issue in our city, Todd delivered for the people and families of the District If a program wasn’t working, he fixed it. If a program was missing, he created it.
“He was committed to innovation, to finding new resources and maximizing the ones we already have available, and, above all, he was committed to getting Washingtonians into affordable homes,” the mayor said. “We will miss his leadership and his friendship.”