Hattaway served as program director at Habitat for Humanity before shifting to work as a consultant as the pandemic hit, working to provide housing assistance — including mortgage and rent — to people affected by the pandemic. Currently, she is lead on an innovative housing project, including setting up two hotels for homeless housing.


Housing issues are important, and Hattaway also lists priorities including public safety, public health and recovering from the pandemic, equity, and community growth that considers diversity and workforce development.