As the Deputy Director of the Office of Housing Stability, Ms. Johnson works to help Boston residents stay stably housed, leads research on best practices, creates recommendations, and implements new and improved policies and programs to make sure Boston residents can stay in their homes.
Miss Johnson’s last posting at GBLS was as Managing Attorney of the Elder, Health and Disability Unit, where she worked primarily with elders ensuring that they were not displaced from their homes or could transition to alternative long-term care or assisted-living homes.
Ms. Johnson is a West Roxbury resident and is also a published author in the Boston Bar Journal and the Boston Globe. Her published work discusses the need for diversity in the legal community. Ms. Johnson holds a B.A. in Studio Art and African American Studies from the University of Maryland College Park, a Paralegal Studies degree from Georgetown University, and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law.