Janet S. Charlton

Vice President

Janet S. Charlton serves as Vice President of the Foundation, 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 $550 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.  Prior to joining the Foundation, Janet provided consulting and development services to the Foundation and other clients beginning in 1997 as the President of Triton Advisors, Inc. and as a principal in TAPS Development, LLC.

From 1990 through 1996 Janet held the position of Executive Vice President of Capital Management Strategies, Inc., a firm which specialized in providing asset management and disposition services to a nationwide portfolio of more than 300 privately owned government assisted multifamily properties. Prior to 1990, she held the position of Vice President, Multifamily Asset Management for CRI, Inc., with prime responsibility for CRI’s government assisted multifamily portfolio.  Janet also served as Executive Director of the National Leased Housing Association, a national trade association based in Washington, D.C. which represents all major participants, private and public, in the government assisted multifamily rental housing industry.

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 served as 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.

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