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Libby Starling

Libby Starling Senior Community Development Advisor, Community Development and Engagement

Libby Starling is Senior Community Development Advisor in Community Development and Engagement at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Using the Minneapolis Fed’s capacity for applied research, data exploration, and policy analysis, she focuses on deepening the Bank’s understanding of housing affordability, concentrating on effective housing policies and practices that make a difference for low- and moderate-income families in the Ninth Federal Reserve District.

Prior to joining the Fed in 2019, Libby was the deputy director of the Community Development Division at the Metropolitan Council, where, among other accomplishments, she led the agency’s development of its 2040 Housing Policy Plan. Previously, she was the director of research and evaluation for the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency. She holds a Master of Planning degree from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.