David Howard
Executive Director
National Rental Home Council

David Howard serves as executive director of the National Rental Home Council, the nonprofit organization representing the interests of the single family rental home industry. In this capacity, David is responsible for managing all aspects of NRHC’s operating priorities and directing the organization’s legislative and public policy objectives.
Prior to joining NRHC, David served as chief development officer of the Home Builders Institute (HBI), the workforce affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), where he was responsible for the organization’s overall fundraising, business development, constituent outreach operations, and government affairs activities. In this capacity, David also had oversight for the strategic management and implementation for all philanthropic and corporate fundraising and development programs. 
David has also served in executive roles at the Urban Land Institute (ULI), an international research and policy organization supporting sustainable urban development and responsible land use practice; and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (Nareit), the trade association representing the REIT and publicly traded real estate industry.