Housing director, housing board members named

The State of Colorado named a new director of the Division of Housing and appointed members to the housing board.

Patrick Coyle is the new director of the Colorado Department of Local Affairs’ Division of Housing.

Coyle is Housing Director with Denver’s Road Home at the City and County of Denver’s Department of Human Services. He previously worked at the Division of Housing, first as manager of the Main Street Redevelopment Program in the eighties, and later as head of real estate development for the Division from 1994 to 2005.

He also served in the Governor’s Office of Economic development under Governor Roy Romer.

Developer David Zucker has been appointed to the Colorado State Housing Board.

Zucker joins the board as a representative from Colorado’s 6th Congressional District. The Colorado State Housing Board advises the Department of Local Affairs’ Division of Housing on real estate development projects and grant distribution.

Zucker developed multiple downtown Denver loft projects, is chairman of the board of directors of community jazz station KUVO and is Co-Chair of the Downtown Denver Partnership’s Housing Council.

 Theophilus Gregory,  vice president with the El Pomar Foundation in Colorado Springs, and Sally Hatcher, president and founder of Precision Photonics in Boulder, were reappointed for four-year terms with the housing board.