Duane Knight

Director of Housing Choice Voucher Program

Duane Knight is the Program Director for the Newark Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher Program under CVR Associates’ contract with the agency. He has over 15 years of experience in housing and community development. Mr. Knight is passionate about providing a high level of service to all program stakeholders and improving the quality of service of the housing choice. He previously served as the Senior Performance Manager in the CVR Associates’ White Plains, NY, office. His work for CVR clients include improving internal operating procedures, developing program metrics, creating staff performance improvement work plans, implementing comprehensive document management systems, and ensuring compliance with HUD rules and regulations. Previously he was the Client Services Manager at the Miami-Dade Housing Choice Voucher Program, where he helped the program achieve a High Performer designation under SEMAP. Mr. Knight has a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and a Master's of Public Policy from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.