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Goulston & Storrs’ David Abromowitz to Join Housing Working Group to Advise Boston Mayor-elect Marty Walsh

December 3, 2013Press Releases

Goulston & Storrs is pleased to note that David Abromowitz, a director at the firm, has been named a Member of the Issues Working Group focused on Housing formed to advise Boston Mayor-elect Marty Walsh as part of his overall Transition Committee. The Housing Working Group is among a number of teams formed by the Mayor-elect to address critical issues facing Boston and the new Administration, as described at Boston14.org, a website dedicated to the transition process launched by Mayor-elect Walsh shortly after his election in November.

Mr. Abromowitz will lend his depth of experience in the affordable housing and economic development areas to the Housing Working Group which will be co-chaired by Vanessa Calderon-Rosado, PhD, CEO Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (IBA) and Joe Kriesberg, CEO, Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations. The Housing Working Group expects to hold a public hearing, as well as participate with the other teams in a city-wide Town Hall meeting open to the public.

David Abromowitz is nationally-recognized for his expertise and law practice which focuses on complex development and finance for public-private partnership transactions, particularly affordable housing. He has been lead counsel on dozens of major projects in Boston, including the redevelopment of the Mission Main public housing community, the redevelopment of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative community land trust, the development of mixed income housing communities such as Rollins Square, and the preservation of thousands of units of affordable housing.

Mr. Abromowitz is Co-Chair of Goulston & Storrs’ Real Estate group, and a member of the Board of Directors for MassDevelopment. He is also currently Vice-Chair of the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association, a Board member of YouthBuild USA, and a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress where he focuses on national housing policy.