Prior to joining Housing Justice Jacob Quagliozzi led on External Affairs for Commonweal Housing, working on projects such as housing for those with no recourse to public funds and move on housing for women exiting prostitution. Previously, Jacob worked for the Labour Party in the lead up to the 2015 General Election and in the private sector in marketing and communications. He was also a Councillor in local government between 2011-2015, chairing a planning committee in one of the busiest planning authorities in the country and specialising in housing. 

Jacob is married to Suzy and they have a young son. Jacob is a practicing Roman Catholic.