Why Neal Rackleff?

His 29 years experience includes 14 years in government and 15 in the private sector.

A True Advocate

Neal has testified before both the House and Senate of the United States Congress, the Texas Legislature, numerous City Councils and other local governing bodies. He has developed trust with key leaders from the local to the national level based on a strong commitment to honesty, transparency and laser focus on meeting the needs of the people government serves.

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Government Services

HUD Assistant Secretary for Community
Planning and Development

$35 Billion
managed in CDBG-DR & MIT funding
$7.5 Billion
managed in annual
HUD funding
Council Chair
served for US Interagency Council on Homelessness

Director of Houston Housing and
Community Development

73% Reduction
of chronic homelessness
57% Reduction
in overall homelessness
7,859 homes
affordable multifamily homes created from 2011 - 2016
homelessness reduced to functional
zero in 2016

Legal and Consulting

Founder of Rackleff LLP

dispute between Harris County and the State of Texas

Locke Lord Attorney and Partner

Congressional Briefing
invited by U.S. Senator Schatz to testify on CDBG-DR improvement through permanent Disaster Recovery legislation
10k+ units
represented developers in LIHTC transactions producing Affordable Housing
Texas Advocacy
testified before Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs board on behalf of Affordable Housing Developers
Texas Senate and House
testified before committees regarding Affordable Housing and Community Development legislation

What People Are Saying

"Neal possesses a finely tuned understanding of complex funding streams. He also has the ability to work productively with elected officials, housing advocates and developers, focusing each initiative in a way that benefits all citizens."

Joy Horak-Brown
President and CEO of New Hope Housing

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