Nora Mackin Lally

Directing Analyst

As a Directing Analyst at Homebase, Nora provides solution-oriented technical assistance focused on helping communities end homelessness. Areas of specialization include: federal homeless, community development and affordable housing programs; public-private partnerships; qualitative analysis; and strengths-based implementation. Prior to joining Homebase, Nora worked for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development. During her 20 years with HUD, she worked at both the national and field office levels, and was involved with policy and regulatory formation, implementation and compliance. Additionally, Nora has experience working in the U.S. House of Representatives and as a case manager at homeless emergency shelters. She has BA in English from John Carroll University and a MSW from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice. 

Contact Info

415-788-7961 x321


  • MSW, University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice 

  • BA, John Carroll University