Coalition Steering Committee Member Appointed Undersecretary of Housing

January 12, 2012: Aaron Gornstein, Executive Director of Citizens' Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA), and a member of the Community Preservation Coalition Steering Committee, has been appointed the new Undersecretary of the state's Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). Aaron has extensive experience creating and advocating for community housing in the Commonwealth; he has been Executive Director for CHAPA since 1990, and been recognized as a national leader for his efforts. "His leadership and experience will move forward our mission of strengthening neighborhoods and improving the quality of life of Massachusetts residents," said Governor Deval Patrick of Aaron. For the full press release, read on.