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Staff Bio: Sean Ghio

Policy Director

Sean joined the Partnership as Policy Director in 2017. He leads the Partnership’s statewide advocacy efforts on affordable housing and plays a public, leadership role for the Partnership. Sean provides overall management for the HOMEConnecticut Campaign which aims to increase the stock of affordable housing in Connecticut. He is responsible for overseeing the Partnership’s research, analysis and housing policy recommendations.

Sean’s career has given him experience in housing policy from several different perspectives. Early in his career he worked as a local town planner on Cape Cod learning local land use requirements of housing creation. Sean worked many years as Director of Information Services at 2-1-1, the statewide information and referral system for social and human services where gained a depth of experience in how housing insecurity impacts families.

As Program Officer at Local Initiatives Support Corporation in Hartford, Sean provided technical assistance and grant-making to community-based organizations developing affordable housing across Connecticut. He supported community partners in neighborhood housing planning, program development and implementation.

Sean graduated from Connecticut College with a B.A. in Economics. He and his wife live in Cheshire with their son, daughter, and dog.

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