Director of Housing Development
Sara Barcan is the Director of Housing Development for CEDAC. She oversees CEDAC’s predevelopment and acquisition lending programs, which provide non-profit affordable housing developers throughout Massachusetts with the capital to advance their projects from the earliest stages through construction closing. Sara also manages CEDAC’s supportive housing programs, which provide soft debt to housing developers through the Housing Innovations Fund, Facilities Consolidation Fund, Community Based Housing and Housing Preservation and Stabilization Trust Fund programs.
Prior to CEDAC, Sara developed both affordable housing and commercial real estate at several non-profit agencies. Sara has expanded training opportunities for community development professionals in Massachusetts at CEDAC and as a member of the Steering Committee of the Mel King Institute for Community Building.
Sara holds a bachelor’s degree in American History and Literature from Harvard University, and a Master in City Planning from MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning.