In April 2021, Eric Alexander was named multifamily development director at the SC State Housing Finance & Development Authority (SC Housing), where he provides leadership and oversight for a multimillion-dollar division that finances the construction of affordable rental housing throughout the state through federal, state, and agency-financed programs.
Prior to his joining SC Housing, Alexander served as the assistant director of real estate development for housing programs at RI Housing. In this role, he oversaw over $100 million in gap financing funds and worked with developers and municipalities to fund the construction, renovation, and acquisition of affordable housing, public facilities, and commercial improvements for the state of Rhode Island.
Earlier in his career, Alexander worked for the Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina and the national Manufactured Housing Institute, and served in both program staff and leadership positions at the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Alexander holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Louisville, and a master’s in public administration from both the University of South Carolina and Clemson University.
Alexander has two children and is a native of Kentucky.