Darin Lounds

Executive Director of the Housing Consortium of the East Bay (HCEB)

Darin Lounds is the Executive Director of the Housing Consortium of the East Bay (HCEB), an Oakland-based nonprofit with a mission to create inclusive communities for people with developmental disabilities or other special needs through quality affordable housing. Darin brings 30 years of experience in various capacities within the field of supportive housing.

Darin’s efforts in supportive housing have focused on developing and sustaining housing for adults with developmental disabilities, long-term homeless adults, homeless families, transition-age youth and the formerly incarcerated. In all instances, a commitment to Housing First principles and providing relevant support services have contributed to housing success for these populations.

In addition to his participation on the CPCIDD Board of Directors, Darin currently serves on the boards of the Lanterman Housing Alliance (https://www.lantermanhousingalliance.org/, EveryOne Home (http://everyonehome.org/), Asian Neighborhood Design (https://successcenters.org/programs/and-housing/), and the Alameda County Developmental Disabilities Council (http://www.acphd.org/ddc.aspx).