Kate Murray has expertise and originates loans under the FHA mortgage insurance program. She extends her expertise in FHA multifamily and healthcare to her position, as well as her proficiency in law and policy. Prior to joining Love Funding, Ms. Murray spent several years as an attorney, both firm and corporate practice. Thereafter, Ms. Murray joined HUD at its Washington, DC headquarters, where she served as Deputy Director of the HUD’s Office of Residential Care Facilities (232 Program). Ms. Murray oversaw a $17 billion portfolio, as well as the management of up to 100 loan closings per month.
While at HUD, Ms. Murray was instrumental in developing 232’s LEAN Program, as well as serving as a liaison to the Office of General Counsel. Additionally, Ms. Murray worked on various task forces, such as the HUD Secretary’s Cross Program Collaboration Initiative and HUD OHP’s 242 LEAN Initiative. Ms. Murray worked with team members and offices throughout the United States. After HUD, she served as a Director of FHA Closings at Prudential and founded her own HUD consulting practice. Ms. Murray is extremely knowledgeable, connected, and able to fight through the bureaucracy to create solutions.
Ms. Murray has a bachelor’s degree from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa and a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law. She maintains her membership in the American Bar Association’s Forum Committee on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law Committee on HUD and HUD Programs, as well as their Heath Law Section’s Committee on Healthcare Facility Operations and Long-Term Care Committee.