Thomas W. White

AEI Adjunct Scholar

Tom White is an adjunct fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). An expert in housing policy, White has public service and technical experience in the financing, building, and managing of multifamily and single family housing. At AEI, he continues his work in housing policy, including housing finance and affordable housing.

Early in his career, White served as a Michigan State legislator (11th District). He went on to work for the Michigan State Housing Agency where he oversaw the development (construction lending) and financing of single-family and multifamily housing. Later, at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, he was in charge of bond finance and state agency programs for housing policy. White has also worked in senior positions at the National Council of State Housing Agencies, at Bear Stearns Investment Bank, and at Fannie Mae until his retirement in 2001. Since then, he has been a trustee of Center Line Capital, which specializes in multifamily finance and equity investments.

White has a B.A. in history from Wayne State University. He has also done postgraduate work in sociology.

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    Email: twhite518@gmail.com
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    Name: Emily Rapp
    Phone: (202) 419-5212
    Email: Emily.Rapp@aei.org
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