Diana Kelly / Vice President
Diana Kelly oversees a varied portfolio of both conventional and assisted rental housing managed by Maloney Properties, Inc. as Regional Manager VP. Ms. Kelly also serves on the Maloney Properties, Inc. Board of Directors. She has solid experience in property management and has specialized in managing resident-controlled housing, particularly under the expiring use programs. Ms. Kelly has designed and conducted complex relocation efforts at developments undergoing significant rehabilitation.
In addition to her responsibilities as a partner in the firm, Ms. Kelly serves as the Executive Director of For Our Communities (FOCUS, Inc.), a Non-Profit corporation that facilitates and promotes the development and operation of affordable housing, as well as support for residents of such housing and the preservation of deteriorating buildings and neighborhoods. FOCUS provides funding for services to residents of affordable housing developments, as well as other low income individuals in the communities where such developments are located. Additionally, FOCUS provides funding training and continuing education opportunities for professionals in the field of affordable housing.
Ms. Kelly is the President of the Southwest Boston CDC, a trustee of the Wilton Brook Condominium Association, and a director of HEARTH, Inc. Ms. Kelly is a former Director of the Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA), Casa Myrna Vasquez, Inc. and Concilio Human Services, Inc. in Boston. Ms. Kelly is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the United South End Settlements and Greater Roxbury Development Corporation.
Ms. Kelly has received several leadership awards for her dedication and commitment to the communities in which she works including; Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership’s Community Leadership and Organizing Center’s (CLOC’s) Empowerment Award, Outstanding Leadership and dedication and commitment to the Lower Roxbury Community.