Organization & Staff
Division of Housing​


Office of the Division Chief

Staff

Mary Gentry, Manager II
(240) 777-3693
Supervisor: Aseem Nigam

Stephanie Killian, Contractor
Supervisor: Mary Gentry

James Travers, Office Clerk
(240) 777-3707
Supervisor: Mary Gentry

 

Affordable Housing

The Affordable Housing section coordinates and enforces the County’s moderate-income housing programs including the Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit (MPDU) Program and the Workforce Housing (WFH) program. The Section also oversees both the Montgomery County Energy Efficiency Program (MCEEP) to provide weatherization assistance to single-family housing and previous Single-Family Home Improvement loans and grants.

Staff

Somer CrossManager III
(240) 777-3730
Supervisor: Mary Gentry

Christopher BurkeProgram Manager I
(240) 777-3733
Supervisor: Somer Cross

Jamila CantyProgram Manager II
(240) 777-3646
Supervisor: Somer Cross

Berenice CastilloOffice Services Coordinator
(240) 777-3659
Bilingual Certified: Spanish language
Supervisor: Somer Cross

Baozhu "Julia" ChenPlanning Specialist III
(240) 777-3615
Supervisor: Somer Cross

Carlos Daza, Senior Planning Specialist
Housing Rehabilitation and Weatherization - Conducts home inspections to determine necessary repairs to rehabilitation applicants. Process clients through the application process and renovation of their homes.

(240) 777-3688
Bilingual Certified: Spanish language
Supervisor: Somer Cross

Margaret "Maggie" Gallagher, Contractor
(240) 777-3786
Supervisor: Somer Cross

Siena Fouse, Contractor
(240) 777-3600
Supervisor: Somer Cross

Guadalupe Miranda, Contractor
(240) 777-3634
Supervisor: Somer Cross

Denise Thomas, Program Manager I
(240) 777-3637
Supervisor: Somer Cross

 

Common Ownership Communities

Staff

Mark Anders, Investigator III
(240) 777-3662
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

James Dezi, Contractor
(240) 777-3614
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Ifeoluwapo "Ife" Fabayo, Investigator II
(240) 777-3607
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Nicolette Fahs, Office Coordinator
(240) 777-3655
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Mark Fine, Contractor
(240) 777-3704
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

 

Landlord-Tenant Affairs

The Office of Landlord-Tenant Affairs (OLTA) enforces Chapter 29 - Landlord-Tenant Relations of the Montgomery County Code, along with parts of Title 8 - Landlord-Tenant of the Real Property Article, Annotated Code of Maryland. OLTA strives to educate the public of the general rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants by providing relevant and accurate information in an effort to help the parties avoid problems and make the landlord-tenant relationship work as efficiently as possible. When necessary, through our formal complaint process, and as our authority permits, we offer free support to the named parties to assist them in amicably resolving disputes.

Staff

Nicolle Katrivanos, Manager III
(240) 777-3612
Supervisor: Mary Gentry

Jane Blackwell, Investigator III
(240) 777-3667
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Susana Capobianco, Investigator III
(240) 777-3639
Bilingual Certified: Spanish language

Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Leslee Clerkley, Investigator III
(240) 777-3654
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Melvyn Herman, Volunteer
(240) 777-3601
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Rosie McCray-Moody, Contractor
(240) 777-3685
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Netsanet Megen, Contractor
(240) 777-3600
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Adriana Parreira Cora, Investigator I
(240) 777-3612
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Charles Pavitt, Volunteer
(240) 777-3600
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Michael Rosenzweigh, Volunteer
(240) 777-3608
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Lorie Seals, Investigator III
(240) 777-3670
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Beatrice Sulureh, Investigator III
(240) 777-3739
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos

Valerie Whitby, Investigator II
(240) 777-3658
Supervisor: Nicolle Katrivanos
 

Multifamily Housing

Multifamily Housing works to preserve and produce affordable rental housing for Montgomery County residents. Primarily using resources from the Montgomery County Housing Initiative Fund and the federal HOME program Multifamily Housing provides flexible financing resources to assist in the preservation and production of affordable housing.

Staff

Lawrence Cager, Jr., Manager III
(240) 777-3620
Supervisor: Mary Gentry

Essayas Ababu, PHD, Program Manager II
(240) 777-3626
Bilingual Certified: Amharic language

Supervisor: Lawrence Cager, Jr.

RaShawn Raigns, Office Services Coordinator
(240) 777-3625
Supervisor: Lawrence Cager, Jr.

Roderick Simpson, Senior Planning Specialist
(240) 777-3690
Supervisor: Lawrence Cager, Jr.

Ray SladeSenior Planning Specialist
(240) 777-3682
Supervisor: Lawrence Cager, Jr.

Kenneth Vinston, Senior Planning Specialist
(240) 777-3664
Supervisor: Lawrence Cager, Jr.