Janine Lind

President, Community Development Division

Janine Lind is the President of Enterprise Community Development, the largest nonprofit affordable housing developer in the Mid-Atlantic and an affiliate of Enterprise Community Partners. In this role, she leads the Community Development division’s high-impact residential development, preservation, asset and property management, and resident services work and its $1.4 billion portfolio of 115 communities serving 24,000 residents.

Lind is an experienced leader with an extensive background in community development and affordable housing, having led companies with portfolios ranging from 15,000 to 40,000 homes across 28 states, including substantial experience in the Mid-Atlantic. Most recently she served as MidPen Housing Corporation’s first chief operating officer, where she oversaw the organization’s work to develop and manage high-quality affordable housing in Northern California.

Lind’s career includes leadership roles at Progress Residential, Cerberus Capital, Edgewood Management Corporation, Guardian Management, and WinnCompanies.

Lind is the founder of the Permanent Supportive Housing Coalition, a Bay Area group of eight nonprofits focused on driving systems and policy change.  She also is a board and advisory member of the Housing Partners Insurance Exchange and has been a member of the National Apartment Association and the National Multifamily Housing Council. She previously served as the vice chair of the Affordable Housing Management Association’s legislative and regulatory affairs committees.

Janine holds an M.B.A. in real estate finance from Marylhurst University, a B.A. in marketing from the American College of Applied Arts, and has earned the reputable certified property manager designation through the Institute for Real Estate Management.  She is an associate certified coach through the International Coaching Federation, a Gallup-certified strengths coach, and a recipient of the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Certificate in Public Leadership.  She speaks fluent English and Dutch and is proficient in German.

Office Location

Silver Spring
8403 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910