Director, Compliance Disability Rights Division
Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD
Jacy Gaige is the Director of the Compliance and Disability Rights Division in the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) at HUD. Prior to her current position, Jacy served as the Director of the Office of Systemic Investigations in FHEO and a trial attorney in HUD’s Office of General Counsel’s Fair Housing Division. Throughout her time at HUD, Jacy has focused on systemic discrimination and has led investigations of redlining and lending scams, tenant screening practices, not in my backyard (NIMBY) denials of affordable housing, distribution of Disaster Recovery assistance, nuisance ordinances, and more. Jacy also led the Department’s investigation of Facebook’s advertising platform which led to a charge of discrimination in March 2019.
Prior to joining HUD, Jacy worked for the United Nations Peacekeeping missions in Sudan and as a Peace Corps volunteer in Benin. Jacy received her J.D from Duke University School of Law and her bachelor’s degree from Mt. Allison University, in New Brunswick, Canada.