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Sarah Labowitz
Assistant Director, Housing and Community Development at City of Houston


Sarah is the Assistant Director for Policy and Communications at the City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department. She joined HCDD after Hurricane Harvey to help the city plan for an equitable recovery with more than $1 billion in federal disaster aid. Before coming to Houston in 2017, Sarah worked in foreign policy in Washington, DC and New York City. She holds a BA in history from Grinnell College and an MA in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University

Agenda Sessions

  • Housing the next generation: a realistic roadmap for sustainable urban development