Peter Kimm

Emeritus Board Chairman

Peter Kimm is the Emeritus Chairman of the Board of IHC.  He is a widely recognized advisor on housing and urban programs in developing countries. His clients have included USAID, the United Nations, the World Bank, Habitat for Humanity, the Cities Alliance and The Communities Group.

Mr. Kimm was Director of Housing and Urban Programs for most of the 36 years he worked for USAID, where he ran the  U.S. government’s worldwide housing and urban program activities. He has practical, hands-on experience throughout the developing world and has written and lectured widely about housing policy and housing finance.  Mr. Kimm is a graduate of the Cooper Union in New York City and received his professional engineering license from  New York State .