Leon Diagne

Tenant Outreach Specialist – Montgomery County

Leon Diagne joined Housing Initiative Partnership in December 2023 as the Tenant Outreach Specialist for Montgomery County.

In this role, Leon conducts both in-person and virtual outreach to connect renters in Montgomery County who are at risk of displacement with all available community resources, including referrals to pro-bono legal providers. This includes conducting outreach activities across the county at targeted apartment communities to reach vulnerable tenants in-person, meeting residents at landlord-tenant court to offer bilingual translations in English and French, and hosting educational and informational presentations to educate renters about their rights.

Leon brings valuable experience in community-based outreach and providing direct services to at-risk and low-income populations through his time as a teacher and principal of a start-up school in a rural village in Senegal. He is fluent in English and French. 

Leon can be reached in the Germantown office at 240-388-9523 or by email.