Housing and Community Development

Grounded by our strong focus on serving residents, the Department of Housing and Community Development (H+CD) strives to achieve a healthy and equitable community. The Department addresses community needs – physical, infrastructural, social, economic, and environmental – and the initiatives necessary to foster a dynamic, just, and diverse 21st century urban city.

Interdisciplinary in nature, the mission of the Department is carried out through multiple areas of concentration:  


Staff Contacts
Name Title Phone
Alexander Train, AICP Director 617-466-4192
Tricia Seigal Finance Director 617-466-4184
Erica McCarthy Grant Manager 617-466-4180
Hector Velez Head Administrative Clerk 617-466-4180
Karl Allen Economic Development Planner 617-466-4190
Ibrahim Lopez-Hernandez Sustainability Manager 617-466-4188
Darya Mattes Resilience Manager 617-466-4180
Mimi Graney Civic Design & Engagement Strategist 617-466-4186
Hilary Dimino Sr. Planner/Project Manager 617-466-4180
Omar Miranda Small Business Development Specialist 617-466-4198
Sophie Richards Housing & Community Preservation Coordinator 617-466-4180
Ana Sofia Amieva-Wang Sr. Project Manager, Housing + Economic Stability 617-466-4187
Anna Bury Sr. Community Resilience Project Manager 617-466-4198


Additional Information