Patricia Belden serves as executive vice president of real estate development for The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB) in Boston, a position she has held since 2020.
Prior to joining TCB, Patricia worked for 25 years at Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH), a leading multiregional affordable housing nonprofit. Patricia worked her way from project manager to managing director and chief operating officer, co-leading all development, including POAH’s entry into the Chicago market and its Choice Neighborhoods grant-funded work there. She also served as president of the POAH Communities property management company and launched the organization’s Community Impact program which focuses on helping seniors age in place, and residents achieve economic stability and mobility.
Patricia holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University. She is active on several boards of national associations including the Housing Partnership Network and National Affordable Housing Trust, a nonprofit tax credit syndicator.