As Director of Fairfield County’s Center for Housing Opportunity, an initiative of the non-profit Housing Collective, Aïcha Woods works at a systems change level to facilitate the production and preservation of affordable housing. This includes convening multi-sector stakeholders (over 120 organizations) regionally and providing technical assistance on affordable housing development
Ruth was born in Puerto Rico and was still a baby when her parents moved to live in Florida until the age of 13 when her parents decided to move to NYC. At the age of 24 she was married. After which, she moved to Puerto Rico, then to Connecticut.
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