LEADERSHIP

 

Casius PealerCasius Pealer
Principal
New Orleans

casius@oystertree.org
(c) +1 202.288.5927

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Casius is trained as an architect and an attorney with 15 years of community development experience. For four of those years he served as legal counsel for public housing authorities across the country implementing mixed-finance redevelopment projects. He was also Assistant General Counsel for the District of Columbia Housing Authority and most recently served as the first Director of Affordable Housing at the U.S. Green Building Council (USBGC) in Washington, DC. Casius is a regular speaker at professional conferences nationally and has been published in the ABA Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, the AIA Journal of Architecture and Affordable Housing Finance Magazine. Casius is an Adjunct Lecturer at Tulane University’s Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development (MSRED) program, and he holds a JD from the University of Michigan Law School and Master of Architecture from Tulane University‚Äôs School of Architecture.

 

Lisa HodgesLisa Hodges
Senior Advisor
Baltimore, MD

lisa@oystertree.org
(c) +1 443.621.6006

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Lisa Hodges is an attorney with over 15 years of diverse experience in affordable and public housing, large scale urban redevelopment and neighborhood revitalization. She has served as the Director of Real Estate for the Boston Housing Authority and as Development Advisor to the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA). In these capacities, she managed a portfolio of over $100 million in large-scale redevelopment projects as well as represented the DCHA in District-wide and national housing policy committees, including the DC Mayor’s Green Building Advisory Council. Prior to working with DCHA, Lisa was Special Assistant for Housing Policy to the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development for the District of Columbia (ODMPED). Lisa is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Howard University School of Architecture, and she holds a JD from Harvard Law School and is a member of the Maryland State Bar.