PHRC Events

Rachel Fawcett Hired as Budgets & Publications Coordinator

Date: 9/11/2017

After a thorough applications review and interview process, we are pleased to announce that Rachel Fawcett has been named the new PHRC Budgets & Publications Coordinator and will being in her new position on September 11, 2017.

Through Rachel's experience with university, nonprofit, and community sectors, she has developed a passion for housing. After graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture from Penn State, Rachel worked as the Executive Director for a local nonprofit focusing on the development and stewardship of permanently affordable housing for low- to moderate-income people. Through her tenure, she advanced the expansion of fundraising initiatives, the construction of two new homes, the creation of a new program to work alongside municipalities and their inclusionary housing ordinances, and the statewide collaboration among community land trusts. Also, she worked as the Director of Communications & Design for a church in the State College area to provide clear, concise communication to a diverse audience through print and digital media. Rachel also maintains her credential as a LEED Green Associate. As an active member of the community, she is currently serving as the Vice-Chair of the Centre County Affordable Housing Coalition and has previously served as the Chair for the organization. Over the years, Rachel has developed a unique skill set that is well-suited to assist the center with its mission to improve the quality and affordability of housing in Pennsylvania by supporting both the academic and outreach components of the PHRC. 

Please join PHRC in welcoming Rachel to her new position as the PHRC Budgets & Publications Coordinator!



The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center serves the home building industry and the residents of Pennsylvania by improving the quality and affordability of housing.

We conduct applied research, foster the development and commercialization of innovative technologies, and transfer appropriate technologies to the housing community.

Pennsylvania Housing Research Center

219 Sackett Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2341

Fax: 814-863-7304