Tracie Mann currently serves as the Chief of Programs since 2022. Her objective is to fulfill our vision of going beyond Building Better Lives and Better Neighborhoods.
Tracie has more than 30 years of public service. She began her career as a case manager and has held various positions of increasing responsibility, including as a public housing property manager. In 2010, she was hired as the first manager at LACDA to oversee operations at the Antelope Valley office and transitioned to manage the Housing Choice Voucher and Special Needs Programs in the Alhambra headquarters office.
Most recently, Tracie served as the Director of the Housing Assistance Division (HAD) since 2019. As the HAD Director, Tracie was responsible for leading more than 200 full-time employees and administering an annual budget in excess of $400 million. Under Tracie’s leadership, HAD received the largest annual allocation of VASH vouchers in the nation and most recently HAD was also awarded one of the largest allocations of Emergency Housing Vouchers in the nation made available through the American Rescue Plan. Moreover, Tracie played an integral role in developing, implementing, and leading several County emergency rent relief efforts that deployed over $135 million to residential tenants and property owners, representing one of the largest deployments of rent relief nationally under CARES.
Tracie has also proven to be an effective leader and partner in the County’s Homeless Initiative. She is well respected within the housing industry and has demonstrated an ability to build bridges within the County to align resources and work collaboratively to tackle difficult and complex social issues. Throughout her tenure at LACDA, Tracie has embodied the values and vision of the organization and has successfully led her teams to serve our vulnerable clients with compassion and professionalism.
Tracie holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in Public Administration from California State University San Bernardino. She is also an active member of Women Leaders – The Global Association of Women Leaders and Executives.