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Theresa Gallagher

Deputy Director, Neighborhood Housing Division

As the Deputy Director of the Neighborhood Housing Division, she manages a professional staff of development officers, architects and construction specialists who help to ensure that public funding is wisely invested in strong affordable housing developments that will serve the neighborhoods in which they are located and the citizens of Boston.

Theresa started with the City in June of 1990 as a finance specialist, assisting elder homeowners secure city funding to help repair their homes.  Over the next 26 years she expanded her expertise, taking on additional responsibilities, which now include oversight of financial structuring of complex multi-family rental developments, community development and planning consideration for new construction ownership opportunities, renovations of existing housing stock and preservation of expiring affordable housing.