Trisha Miller serves as a Senior Advisor at HUD in the Office of Economic Resilience, where she works to advance energy policy and the President’s Climate Action Plan.
Miller oversees the expansion of the Better Buildings Challenge to the multifamily sector, in partnership with DOE, which supports energy efficiency across market-rate and affordable housing. She also serves as HUD’s lead on the federal renewable energy target to triple the amount of on-site installed renewable energy capacity across the federally assisted housing stock by 2020. Previously, Miller managed the Green Communities initiative at Enterprise Community Partners. Her work focused on leveraging private and public investment in green affordable housing development and sustainable building practices across the country. Miller led all aspects of the initiative, including maintaining the Green Communities Criteria and deploying over $4 million in grants and technical assistance. She created a national technical assistance network and supported the development of 20,000 units of green housing. Miller has testified before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee and frequently delivers keynote addresses and lectures on green housing. Before joining Enterprise, she directed the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights’ Community Development Initiative. As a Skadden Fellow, Miller launched this innovative project to bring legal resources to non-profit housing and economic development organizations and thousands of individuals across the southern United States.
Miller graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan, with a degree in Environmental Policy. She received her Master's in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her law degree from Stanford Law School.