EAH Housing hires industry veteran Scott Johnson as Director of Business Development

May 1, 2018


San Rafael, CA — EAH Housing announced the hiring of Scott Johnson, as director of business development. Johnson will be responsible for managing and growing the organization’s new business pipeline throughout Northern California. 

“We’re excited to have Scott on board. He is well respected in the industry for his breath of experience, depth of knowledge and business acumen,” said Welton Jordan, vice president of real estate development at EAH Housing. “His diverse background and understanding of the for-profit and non-profit real estate sectors will help us achieve our goals as we continue to broaden our reach throughout the state.”

Johnson is experienced in all facets of real estate development – from acquisition, permitting and financing to construction and occupancy – resulting in the creation of more than 1,000 units of affordable and workforce housing across 20 projects throughout Northern California. 

“At a time when affordable housing is needed more than ever, I am looking forward to being a part of the solution at EAH,” said Scott Johnson. “I’m inspired by the organization’s mission and vision, and it will be top of mind as I help find, negotiate and secure new housing opportunities for the people of California who are most affected by our housing crisis.”

Prior to his position at EAH Housing, Johnson was the principal at SWJ Housing, providing project management, community relations and organizational development to its clients. He was also the director of housing development at MidPen Housing and Burbank Housing.

EAH Housing, a nonprofit organization, is celebrating its 50th anniversary and will continue its mission to develop, manage and promote quality affordable housing and sustainable diverse communities. The organization serves 20,000 people every day – working families, disabled people, veterans, and seniors in California and Hawaii.

About EAH Housing

Established in 1968, EAH Housing is one of the largest and most respected nonprofit housing development and management organizations in the western United States. EAH develops low-income housing, manages more than 110 properties in 55 municipalities in California and Hawaii, and plays a leadership role in local, regional and national housing advocacy efforts.

For more information visit www.eahhousing.org.