Kevin Roddy has more than 24 years of professional experience in planning, real estate, and housing and community development programs, to include working with communities to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate housing and community development activities. Mr. Roddy worked in the public sector for 18 years as a community development grants administrator for a large urban county. He has hands-on expertise in planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of housing and community development activities at the local level, including interaction with and presentation before community residents, elected officials, and state and federal agency personnel.
Mr. Roddy currently manages large, multitask technical assistance projects for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He also provides direct technical assistance to states, cities, and urban counties on the HOME program, Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program—planning processes, program design, and grants administration. Currently certified in HOME program regulations, rental housing compliance, and administration, he also specializes in the implementation and program integration for the requirements under the Lead Safe Housing Rule, the Uniform Relocation Act, and Davis-Bacon Prevailing Wages. In addition, Mr. Roddy is in demand for designing and delivering a number of training courses across the country on HUD's housing and community development programs, cross-cutting federal requirements related to environment, relocation, and fair housing, and planning techniques, including neighborhood revitalization, consolidated planning, and construction and financial management.
Mr. Roddy summoned his considerable experience with the CDBG, HOME, and NSP programs when he was deployed by ICF to support Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts in NJ. For ICF’s contract with the State’s recovery program, Kevin was responsible for establishment of overall policies and procedures for internal quality control and quality assurance of direct beneficiary programs, sub-recipient risk assessment and compliance monitoring, staff development and training for Federal regulatory compliance, and coordination of external HUD monitoring and audit reviews.