Howard has over 20 years of planning, affordable housing and real estate development experience, working in such cities as Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC. Since 2012, he has served as the Executive Director of the Redevelopment Authority of Prince George’s County where he manages the County’s homebuyer’s assistance program, neighborhood stabilization, Community Impact Grants and a portfolio of major infill mixed use development projects valued at over $574 million.
He has a Master's Degree in City and Regional Planning from Morgan State University and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Temple University. Howard attended the John F. Kennedy School for Government's Senior, State and Local Government Officials Program in 2006. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Architecture at Catholic University of America. Additionally, Howard is the Washington DC representative for the German Marshall Fund’s Transatlantic Cities Network, a collaboration of 20 American and European public policy practitioners.
His professional interests are walkability, sustainable development and the Millennial generation.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and the American Planning Association.