Janet S. Charlton

Vice President of Public Policy

Janet S. Charlton serves as Vice President of Public Policy and has been a strong advocate, committed to devising and implementing creative and practical solutions to preserve, improve, and augment the nation’s stock of affordable housing.  Janet has been involved in the multifamily housing industry since 1978 specializing in public policy, asset management, and finance, with emphasis in the last twenty years on the acquisition, disposition, and redevelopment of affordable assisted multifamily housing properties.

Janet has been involved in the acquisition and/or disposition of affordable multifamily housing properties representing more than $700 million of financings in a diverse portfolio.  These properties were developed or redeveloped under the Section 8, Section 236, and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit programs and financed by HUD or one of the various state housing finance agencies.

Janet holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and a Master of Arts in government from Georgetown University.  She is a past President of the National Leased Housing Association (1998).  Janet serves on the Tax Committee of the National Multi Housing Council, the Executive Committee of the Institute for Responsible Housing Preservation, the NLHA Education Fund board, is active in the Housing Advisory Group, the Maryland Affordable Housing Coalition, was a member of the National Housing Preservation Task Force, and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Maryland Graduate School Of Public Affairs.