Moises Loza, a South Texas native, traveled extensively with his family across the South, Midwest and West in search of farm work. He worked at the Housing Assistance Council (HAC) from 1973 to 1978, and from 1981 until he retired in 2017. Since becoming HAC’s executive director in March 1989, he has been one of the nation’s strongest voices on behalf of affordable housing in rural America. Mr. Loza’s skilled leadership enabled HAC to improve the lives of thousands of rural residents. Mr. Loza is the Rural Development Leadership Network chairman. He also is the National Low Income Housing Coalition treasurer, and is on the board of directors of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, the National Housing Conference, and the National Rural Housing Coalition. He also serves on the Morgan Stanley Advisory Committee.