Vice President, Director of Housing Compliance
Ms. Howard serves as Vice President and Director of Housing Compliance for Boston Capital. Ms. Howard has worked for Boston Capital since 1998 in various capacities, beginning as a Senior Asset Manager in the Asset Management Department. Shortly thereafter, Ms. Howard served as Senior Portfolio Manager supervising senior asset managers, asset managers and investment analysts. In 2002, Ms. Howard transitioned to the Taxation and Housing Compliance department where she assisted the Director in the development and establishment of the LIHTC housing compliance area. Currently, Ms. Howard oversees the Housing Compliance department and ensures LIHTC compliance is maintained during both the initial qualification process as well as throughout the credit period as required and regulated under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Ms. Howard has been in the real estate industry since 1991. Prior to her employment with Boston Capital, she was Director of Operations for CFM Properties Inc. She was responsible for oversight of the company’s market rate portfolio and their LIHTC portfolio in Massachusetts and Florida.
Ms. Howard holds a BA in Business Management from the University of Massachusetts and holds Compliance Certifications in different Housing Credit Programs. She is a Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP), elected the 2013 HCCP Designee of the Year, National Credit Professional – Executive (NCP-Executive) and Certified Property Manager (CPM). Ms. Howard serves on the National Association of Home Builders Board of Governors and has previously served on the National Compliance Professional Advisory Board. She is an active participant in the National Council of State Housing Agencies.