Maria Correia joined The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB) in March 2001 assuming senior level responsibility for the delivery of property management services to the New England portfolio. Ms. Correia also oversaw the initial rent-up and initialization of services for several large multi-phased HOPE VI communities as TCB expanded its portfolio into the Midwest. In her current role as Director of Property Management Operations, Ms. Correia designs and implements TCB's Standard Operating Procedures for the Property Management division and oversees compliance with the terms and conditions of funding sources, statutory, federal and local laws/regulations and internal management policies.
Ms. Correia is an expert in positioning properties for financial restructuring while insuring minimal effects on the lives of the residents. She began her career in public housing, which gave her the necessary experience to be TCB’s HOPE VI specialist. Over her 30-year career in the housing industry, Ms. Correia has worked on a remarkable variety of properties, including affordable, market-rate, mixed-finance, public housing, condominiums and commercial sites. She has overseen properties in the Northeast, Southeast and Midwest. Her strength and experience in budgeting and asset management give her the tools necessary to produce viable and financially stable housing in our portfolio. Throughout her career, Ms. Correia has also focused on the intricacies of 504 regulations. Maria chairs TCB’s Reasonable Accommodation Committee.
Prior to joining TCB, Ms. Correia held the position of Director of Assisted Housing for Claremont Management Corporation, a privately held owner/manager of multifamily housing across the country. In this role, she provided overall direction for the effective delivery of property management services at the properties in the portfolio that received governmental assistance. Ms. Correia was with Claremont from 1985 where she originally started in a site management role, assumed regional oversight responsibility and eventually grew to her final position as a member of the senior staff. She also held the position of 504 Coordinator for the organization. Prior to Claremont, Ms. Correia began her career in housing in a site level position at a large development owned and operated by the New Bedford (MA) Housing Authority. She has extensive hands-on experience and knowledge of governmental subsidy and assistance programs.
Ms. Correia holds the distinguished Certified Property Manager© (CPM) designation, is a C13P certified LIHTC Specialist, and holds a Massachusetts Real Estate Sales Persons License.Contact: