Providence Community Housing is pleased to announce that Charri Hearn Schairer, BSW, MPA joined its team as Senior Project Manager. In this position, Schairer will work on all development programs including portfolio rehabilitation and recapitalization and strategic acquisition.
Schairer’s experience includes working as the Urban Development Manager for Neighborhood Urban Renewal Areas in Portland where she promoted neighborhood revitalization and economic opportunity programs and projects, with a particular focus on commercial corridor vitality and community development. She also consulted for the Housing Development Center on developing and preserving affordable housing and community facilities through LIHTC and NMTC.
Prior to her work in Portland, Schairer spent ten years leading professional teams and managing multi-million-dollar portfolios at public development and project management corporations where she managed the development of large urban master planned communities and multi-family affordable housing and infrastructure projects from feasibility through financing, construction, and closing. She also has experience managing commercial, residential, infrastructure and community development projects within redevelopment agencies and local government in California.
Schairer holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and a bachelor’s in social welfare and public policy from the University of California, Berkeley.