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Erin K. Browne Biography


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Erin Browne

Erin Browne is the Director of the Economic and Market Analysis Division (EMAD) in HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R). She began her career at HUD in 2004 as a field economist in the Atlanta Regional Office where she analyzed housing market conditions in the Southeast/Caribbean region. Ms. Browne transferred to the Tucson Field Office in 2007 where she conducted research on some of the hardest hit housing markets during the Great Recession. In 2009, she relocated to HUD Headquarters in Washington D.C. where she played a large role overseeing EMAD's research and publications, and in 2024, Ms. Browne assumed the role of EMAD Director. She is proud to lead a team of talented field economists who are often the first to identify emerging trends in the nation's ever-changing housing markets.

Ms. Browne holds a Master of Science in Administration with a concentration in Public Administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from Kent State University. As a part of her undergraduate studies she minored in dance.