Julia Gordon is the president of the National Community Stabilization Trust (NCST), a nonprofit organization that seeks to reclaim vacant homes to build strong neighborhoods and increase homeownership in underserved markets. In addition to managing NCST’s programmatic work transferring REO properties to mission-focused developers, Gordon serves as a thought leader in the mortgage, affordable housing, and community development sectors on issues of equitable development and sustainable homeownership.
Previously Gordon served as the senior director of housing and consumer finance at the Center for American Progress, manager of the single-family policy team at the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and senior policy counsel at the Center for Responsible Lending. She has also worked in the civil legal aid sector and as a litigator at the law firm of WilmerHale. Gordon received her bachelor’s degree in government from Harvard College and her J.D. from Harvard Law School.