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About the Executive Director

Paul Dellinger has served as the Executive Director of the Cleveland Housing Authority since 2005, having previously served as the Deputy Director of the Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (Lima, Ohio) for more than 12 years.

Paul served as President of the Tennessee Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities (TAHRA). His first term as State President began in 2017; his second term ended in 2021. 

He received his Bachelor's degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University in 1983 and later earned his Master's in Business Administration from Tiffin University in 2003. Paul is also a graduate of the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA) Executive Director Education Program. 

Paul Dellinger, Executive Director