Make Room, Inc. Announces Diane Tomb To Join Board

Washington, D.C.— Make Room, Inc., the nation’s leading organization working to address the rental housing crisis in America, announced today that Diane Tomb, Executive Director of the National Rental Home Council (NRHC), will join its board.

“I am thrilled to welcome Diane Tomb to our governing board of directors. Diane’s expertise in public affairs and affordable housing will be a tremendous asset to Make Room as we further our mission to ensure that every person can live in a safe and quality home that they can afford,” said Ali Solis, President and CEO, Make Room, Inc.

“I am honored to join the Make Room Board and excited to work with their team, as we continue to seek affordable housing solutions across America,” said Tomb.  “I look forward to sharing my insights on the innovative ways single-family rental housing plays a critical role in today’s housing market.

Tomb is an accomplished executive and entrepreneur who founded DC-based public affairs and business advisory firm Tomb & Associates LLC in 2003. From 2011–2013, she served as President & CEO of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), where she represented members on public policy issues before Congress and at the White House. Prior to that, she served as Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the Department of Housing and Urban Development and in the White House in both the Reagan and Bush 41 Administrations. She also served as SVP for communications at the Fannie Mae Foundation.

Tomb also serves as a commissioner on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Commission on Political Reform and is a member of the International Women’s Forum of Washington, DC.

The National Rental Home Council (NRHC) is a non-partisan organization dedicated to advocating on behalf of the 16 million home single-family rental industry on legislative, regulatory and capital market matters. Visit the NRHC’s website,, follow the NRHC on Twitter at @NRHCouncil and like NRHC on Facebook. To learn more about membership, email

Make Room, the nation’s leading organization working to address the rental housing crisis in America, gives voice to struggling renters and elevates rental housing on the agendas of our nation’s leaders. We’re advocating for better policies and telling the stories of real families who can’t make rent today. For more information, please visit or follow us on Facebook/MakeRoomUSA, Twitter @MakeRoomUSA, and Instagram/MakeRoomUSA.