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Cambridge Housing Authority

Cambridge Housing Authority

Location: Cambridge, MA
Year:  2005-2014
Principals: Gould, Weber
Services: Buildings, Management, Operations
Description:

2005-2014
Provide ongoing consulting in organizational design and budgeting as this Moving-To-Work public housing authority continuously evaluates and strengthens its operations, particularly in property and asset management; transition planning and organizational consulting as the housing authority undertakes a portfolio-wide RAD transition. Gould, Weber; Management

 2004, 2013
Led recruitment effort for new Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Property Management. Gilbert, Weber; Operations

2011
Worked with this Moving-to-Work housing authority to explore refinancing strategies for state and federal housing portfolios. Gould; Buildings

Pelham Corporation

Pelham Corporation

Location: Framingham, MA
Year: 2004-present
Principals: Gould, Weber
Services: Management
Description:
Provide asset management services to the Board of Directors of this 540-unit mixed-income housing community. Multiple property refinancings. Initiated update of Board governance practices.

Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)

Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)

Location: Boston, MA
Year: 1987-2014
Principals: Weber
Services: Operations
Description:
Teach IREM Course 201: “Successful On-site Management,” a six-day exam course on best practices in the day-to-day Weber management of residential property. Also teach 2-day MKL405 course: “Marketing and Leasing: Multifamily Properties” and ETH800 course: “Ethics for the Real Estate Manager.”

The Community Builders

The Community Builders

Location: Boston, MA
Year: 2014
Principals: Weber
Services: Operations
Description:
Provided six-month executive leadership as Interim Senior Vice President for Property Management of a 10,000 unit portfolio for large, regional affordable nonprofit housing owne/rmanager .

Rural Edge

Rural Edge

Location: Lyndonville, VT
Year: 2014
Principals: Gould
Services: Organizations
Description:
Strategic and Business Planning, including financial modeling

Preservation Massachusetts

Preservation Massachusetts

Location: Boston, MA
Year: 2014
Principals: Gilbert
Services: Organizations
Description:
Supported statewide leader in historic preservation advocacy in launching a predevelopment loan fund with research on best practices, program design for the fund and application process, and assistance in screening first-year applicants.

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation

Location: Boston, MA
Year: 2013, 2014
Principals: Gould
Services: Buildings, Organizations
Description:

2014
Provided financing expertise for planning long-term asset management strategy and carrying out the unwind of the NMTC structure used in financing the highly-successful Brewery project. Gilbert, Gould; Buildings

2013
Strategic Planning  Gilbert, Gould; Organizations

Home City Housing Inc.

Home City Housing Inc.

Location: Springfield, MA
Year: 2014
Principals: Russ
Services: Operations
Description:
Conducted organizational assessment and developed customized training curriculum for senior staff to collaboratively develop deeper management capacity and understanding of cost drivers.  Continuing implementation and support around curriculum.

Community Development Partnership

Community Development Partnership

Location: Eastham, MA
Year: 2014, 2019
Principals: Weber
Services: Organizations
Description:
Conducted a study of best practices and impediments in managing small scale affordable rental housing in the outer cape region of Cape Cod. 

CEDAC

CEDAC

Location: Boston, MA
Year: 2014
Principals: Gould
Services: Organizations
Description:
Researched and wrote studies on the impact of RAD Part II on preservation of affordable housing in Massachusetts, and on preservation inititiatives of two Massachusetts Moving to Work housing authorities

Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Inc.

Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Inc.

Location: Boston, MA
Year: 2014
Principals: Gilbert
Services: Buildings
Description:
Providing project management services for renovation and expansion of a transitional living program for formerly homeless youth and young mothers.

Housing Development Center

Housing Development Center

Location: Portland, OR
Year: 2009-2013
Principals: Weber
Services: Organizations, Management
Description:

2012-2013
In cooperation with NeighborWorks® America, tailored its two-day portfolio strengthening clinic to HDC’s “Asset Management and Portfolio Preservation” curriculum for Oregon nonprofits and their stakeholders. Organizations

2009-2010
Advised HDC in various aspects of its City of Portland Affordable Housing Portfolio Analysis, including methodology and report.  Included participating in stakeholder review. Management

Re-Cap Advisors

Re-Cap Advisors

Location: Boston, MA
Year: 2012-2013
Principals: Weber
Services: Management
Description:
As part of a larger study for the Connecticut Housing Finance Agency assessing the capital needs of its13,000 unit state public housing portfolio, created and analyzed a survey of the portfolio’s operators regarding various operating, budgeting, regulatory and resident matters.

WinnResidential

WinnResidential

Location: Boston, MA
Year: 2013
Principals: Russ
Services: Operations
Description:
Redesigned documentation management system and internal portal around intuitive workflow.  Developed policies, procedures, and asset database to connect property operations and site staff.  

Rhode Island Portfolio Management and Sustainability Initiative

Rhode Island Portfolio Management and Sustainability Initiative

Location: Pawtucket, RI
Year: 2013
Principals: Gould, Weber
Services: Management
Description:
Developed a common property performance dashboard and facilitated discussion to prioritize the initiatives’s advocacy goals.  Assisted this group of Rhode Island nonprofit affordable housing owners and/or managers in furthering collaborative efforts to be better asset managers of their properties.