AKCH2 2015

Bill Block, HUD Regional Administrator for Region X

Bill Block is the HUD Regional Administrator for Region X, serving Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Bill began his career in Seattle as a lawyer focusing on complex real estate transactions on behalf of both private and public entities. In 2005 he left the law to become Director of the Committee to End Homelessness, where he was responsible for working with 70 local government, non-profit and for-profit entities, faith-based communities, philanthropies and formerly homeless people in implementing the 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness in Seattle/King County.  Among other civic involvements, he has served Chair of the Seattle Housing Authority Board of Commissioners when it planned and constructed HOPE VI projects, President of AIDS Housing of Washington (now Building Changes), Chair of the Seattle Center Advisory Commission, Chair of the Seattle Low Income Housing Levy Oversight Committee and board member of the Workforce Development Council of Seattle/King County.