Alex Guzmán is the Director of Fair Housing. He oversees the organization’s investigations into allegations of housing discrimination, as well as managing HOME’s Legal Advisory Committee. He serves on several regional and statewide housing coalitions, including the Campaign for Housing Advocacy and Civic Engagement (CHACE). Alex regularly travels across the commonwealth to teach attorneys, elected officials, government agencies, housing counselors and the public about fair housing. He’s also a frequent presenter at the Virginia Governor’s Housing Conference.
Alex holds a bachelor of arts in government and Hispanic studies from the College of William & Mary. He completed graduate coursework at both the University of Buenos Aires and Virginia Tech, where he received the Dean’s Diversity Award. He also serves on the board of directors for two non-profits—the Governor’s School Foundation and RVA Rapid Transit. Prior to his time at HOME, Alex worked in the insurance industry and was a human rights advocate in Buenos Aires, Argentina.