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Eden Housing Names Dominique Cohen as Vice President of Resident Services

April 15, 2024

— Cohen brings 25 years of affordable housing experience —

Eden Housing is pleased to announce the newest addition to its team, Dominique Cohen. Cohen will join the Extended Leadership Team, serving as the Vice President of Resident Services, beginning Monday, April 15, 2024. She will report to Darnell Williams, Eden Housing’s Senior Vice President of Property Operations.

Cohen’s background is a testament to her dedication to enhancing the lives of families, seniors and vulnerable populations. Throughout her career she has overseen resident teams, managed large budgets and spearheaded the development of several transformative programs. Her 25 years of experience in case management, partnership development, contract negotiations and team building all contribute to a comprehensive and varied skillset that will serve as a valuable asset to Eden Housing.

“Dominque is a seasoned professional with a deep understanding of affordable housing issues at every level,” said Williams. “She has a history of implementing successful, transformative programs, and we can’t wait to welcome her fresh perspective to our team.”

Cohen has a history of crafting innovative solutions to complex affordable housing problems. In her former role as Senior Director of Supportive Housing at MidPen Housing, she led a dedicated team of case managers focused on serving individuals grappling with homelessness and acute medical and mental health challenges. Her visionary leadership underscores a steadfast dedication to effecting positive change in the lives of those facing adversity.

Cohen has a track record of securing substantial funding through grant writing efforts, resulting in awards in the millions. Through program evaluation, goal development and success measurement tracking efforts, she takes a strategic approach to ensuring the effectiveness of the initiatives she’s implementing and overseeing.

Cohen has contributed to research on aging populations conducted by the Stanford Prevention Research Center, demonstrating her engagement in broader initiatives aimed at improving the well-being of various demographic groups. Her extensive experience and accomplishments position her as an ideal candidate to further Eden Housing’s mission to create affordable housing communities that advance equity and opportunity for all.

“I am honored to be selected for this role,” said Cohen. “Eden Housing is known for making a major impact on the communities that I care deeply about, and I look forward to contributing to their thriving team.”

Cohen received her Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology from San Jose State University, and her Masters in Counseling from National University.