Since 1985, Gregg Warren has served as President of DHIC, Inc. based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Under his leadership, the organization has developed 37 rental communities, comprising of 2,200+ apartments across North Carolina, as well as over 400 homes for sale.
During the next 2 years, DHIC will be building or renovating 800 apartment homes with a value of over $100 million. In addition, DHIC’s Homeownership Center will be deploying $4 million in downpayment assistance to 420 first time homebuyers in the region.
Prior to serving at DHIC, Gregg spent 6 years in North Carolina State Government directing the annual expenditure of $50+ million in federal funds and technical assistance to help small towns and rural communities meet housing and community development needs. Earlier, Gregg served as the first Executive Director of a rural housing authority.
Gregg is a founding member and past Chair of the North Carolina Housing Coalition, and has previously served on the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Association of Community Development Corporations, the Advisory Council of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, Neighborhood Capital Corporation, the Real Estate Advisory Council of NeighborWorks® America and StepUp Ministry. He is currently on the Board of Directors for Community Housing Capital and the Hope Center at Pullen. He was recently awarded the Impact Award by the Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women.
Gregg has taught classes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government and the Department of City and Regional Planning, where he received a Master of Regional Planning degree in 1974. Gregg also completed Harvard’s Achieving Excellence Program at the Kennedy School of Government.
Gregg and his wife Debby have two adult children living close by in the Raleigh Durham area. When not working, Gregg enjoys gardening, bicycling, riding his BMW R1200 GS motorcycle and hiding out in an old farmhouse in the mountains of Southwest Virginia.