Brian Honan was appointed Director of State and City Legislative Affairs in the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) in June 2008. In this capacity, he is responsible for advancing NYCHA’s legislative priorities. Prior to his appointment as Director, he served as Deputy Director in the Office of Inter-Governmental Relations. Since joining NYCHA, Mr. Honan has played key roles in passing legislation on shelter allowance, federalization, and budget inclusion for NYCHA. He has spent the past fifteen years working in or with government in New York City. Mr. Honan graduated from Hunter College in 1993.