Joni Canada

Deputy Managing Director


Joni is the Deputy Managing Director for HomeBase’s Federal Programs’ work, and has been with HomeBase since 2007. She’s a key member of HomeBase’s HUD technical assistance (TA) team, providing direct TA to local communities, Continuums of Care, providers, and grant recipients nationwide. Her topical expertise includes the following:

  • Doing data-driven performance evaluation and planning
  • Coordinating mainstream and homeless systems, including supporting data integration
  • Evaluating and improving system access
  • Strengthening financial and grant management
  • Supporting community governance/oversight
  • Building agency capacity
  • Planning strategically
  • Conducting zoning/planning analyses.

Joni is a southern California native who loves Mexican food, running after her two munchkins, sourcing the best chocolate chip cookies, and traveling. She has a B.S. (Business Administration) and B.A. (International Relations) from the University of Southern California, and a J.D. from Fordham University’s School of Law. She is a member of the State Bars of California and New York.

Contact Joni

San Francisco, California

Tel: 415-788-7961 x320

  • Fordham University School of Law, Juris Doctor

Admitted to Practice
  • California and New York