DUS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Subcommittee
Investing in the long-term success of the multifamily finance industry through diversity, equity, and inclusion
The DUS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Subcommittee is a collaboration among the Fannie Mae Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS®) lenders to recruit, train, support and promote underrepresented individuals to become successful professionals in the multifamily industry. It is a Subcommittee of the DUS Peer Group which represents all 24 DUS lenders.
Working together to make multifamily finance more diverse and inclusive.
Explore resources from DUS lenders or find a career with life-long potential.
Events and Partnerships
Learn. Grow. Hire.
To provide support to, and encourage, DUS lenders as we work together to foster diversity, equity and inclusion at all levels of our industry, as well as work to educate and expose the broader communities served by the DUS industry to the career opportunities within the multifamily housing industry. This will be accomplished by investing for the long term to help underrepresented individuals find fulfilling positions within multifamily housing finance and to provide ongoing support to realize each individual's full potential.
The Subcommittee has three workstreams:
By developing partnerships with Future Housing Leaders, Project Destined, the Mortgage Bankers Association, and others, this group encourages DUS lenders to become involved through internships, scholarships, and coaching.
Marketing and Communications
This workstream creates and advances content to raise awareness and engage DUS Lenders and their employees in supporting and promoting the DEI initiative.
Network and Sponsored Events
This team identifies, plans, and implements events helpful to DUS lenders and their employees. This has included book talks, panels, trainings, and roundtables.