Young Professionals' Brown Bag Lunch Series: Public Housing and its role in MA - March 30, 2017

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March 30, 2017
March 30, 2017

CHAPA Young Professionals Brown Bag Lunch Series presents

"Public Housing and its role in Massachusetts"

w/ Amy Stitely, Bureau Director at DHCD 

and Paul McPartland, Asset Management Coordinator (DHCD) 


Join us in a discussion with our hosts Amy Stitely, Bureau Director at DHCD and Paul McPartland, Asset Management Coordinator at DHCD, around the role of public housing in Massachusetts and what's moving under the state's current administration. Learn about its history in Massachusetts, its current challenges, and how to become involved as a public housing advocate. 

Thursday, March 30th at 12PM

CHAPA, 18 Tremont St. Ste. 401, Boston

Public Housing Presentation


About the Presenters: 

Amy Stitely is the Director of the Bureau of Public Housing Development and Construction at Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). In this position, she manages a $90M annual capital program. Formerly the Director of Policy and Program Development, Amy continues to play a role in implementing new initiatives related to tenant selection, resident services, and regional innovation. Amy holds a Masters in City Planning degree from MIT and a Bachelors of Science in Architecture from the University of Maryland.

A graduate of Boston College and BC Law, Paul McPartland had a brief career as a legal services attorney focused on housing issues.  In his 32 years at DHCD, he has worked first to build new units, but more recently to preserve and enhance the Commonwealth’s 45,000 unit state public housing portfolio.  Paul is currently working on a variety of programs that seek to preserve the state public housing program for the next generation.


Any questions? Email Beya Jimenez, Program Manager at