Rebecca Buford, Tenants to Homeowners & Lawrence Community Housing
 
Rebecca Buford has been the Executive Director of Tenants to Homeowners and the Lawrence Community Housing Trust (CHDO) for the last 13 years. In that time she implemented the Community Housing Trust Model, which now stewards 81 homeownership units in Lawrence and is the only CLT in the state. She sits on the Lawrence Affordable Housing Advisory Board that pursued the effort to provide a dedicated revenue stream to the city's housing trust fund. LCHT manages 70 rentals, provides homebuyer education, partners in LIHTC projects and is beginning a new small house initiative in Lawrence.