Andrea Levere

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Andrea Levere has led CFED as its president since 2004, bringing the organization to new heights in its efforts to expand economic opportunity for all Americans. She is responsible for overseeing the design and operation of major initiatives that expand matched savings for children and youth, bring self-employed entrepreneurs into the financial mainstream and turn manufactured housing into an affordable and attractive asset for low- and moderate-income families. Levere has been the driving force behind the significant growth of CFED over the past seven years, which has expanded to a staff of 50 with offices in Washington, DC; Durham, NC; and San Francisco, CA.
Housing Advocacy

2014 Budget is Weak on Help for Americans’ Financial Strength

President Obama’s budget lays out a strong starting point for rebuilding American opportunity. He preserves our historic commitment to protect the nation’s most vulnerable households, reverses some of the most […]


Manufactured Home Mortgages Perform As Well As Other Mortgages

The foreclosure crisis. Homeowners “underwater.” Neighborhoods blighted with vacated homes. Tougher credit standards and new regulations making it harder for lower-income households to qualify for a mortgage. These have been […]


The Hidden Costs and Challenges for Manufactured Home Appraisals

Decrepit trailers in unkempt parks, located in neighborhoods in which few would care to live. Such is the image conjured in the minds of too many Americans when asked to […]