Sarah brings more than 18 years of experience in local government fiscal and housing policy and urban economics consulting. Sarah is involved in both new construction tax credit projects and in RAD rehab projects in San Francisco. In addition to her development project management skills, she previously specialized in assisting public agencies and nonprofits with community development strategies and funding needed capital improvements and affordable housing. Sarah has completed numerous projects for California cities addressing affordable housing development, preservation, and funding, including assessing the economic and fiscal impacts of land use and transportation policies and strategies for plan implementation and infrastructure financing, especially in infill settings and transit areas. Sarah has served as a presenter and facilitator for public workshops, trainings, and stakeholder meetings, including SPUR forums and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development technical assistance programs.
Sarah holds a Master of Public Policy from Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley and a BA in International Relations, Environmental and Economic Affairs, from Tufts University.