Doreen Bushashia is the President of Peabody Resident Services, Inc. Ms. Bushashia has over 25 years of experience in the housing management field. She is responsible for overseeing a staff of over 65 resident services professionals and for implementing the Resident Services Program for the Peabody Properties, Inc. portfolio of 60+ affordable housing communities.
Ms. Bushashia experience in grant writing and administration has resulted in over $4 million in grant awards for resident services staff and enrichment programs that directly benefit residents of Peabody Properties managed housing communities. Through Ms. Bushashia’s efforts, Peabody Resident Services, Inc. was founded in 1995 to solely promote resident services in affordable housing—and was approved by Medicaid as a Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC) program provider. Today, the PRSI GAFC program is one of the largest in Massachusetts serving over 1850 clients that reside statewide in Peabody Properties, housing authority, and other management company housing.
Ms. Bushashia holds a B.A. in psychology from Westfield State College and has earned the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Accredited Resident Manager (ARM) and the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Certified Fair Housing Coordinator (FHC) designations.