Noreen Beatley

Vice President/Senior Project Manager

Noreen Beatley has worked with Healthy Housing Solutions since 2009. She has more than 20 years of experience working at the intersection of affordable housing and healthy communities, green building, energy efficiency, and sustainable community development policies and programs. Ms. Beatley is currently managing Solutions’ Evaluation of HUD’s Older Adults Home Modification Grant Program, which provides safety upgrades to seniors’ homes to help them remain independent. She has also managed several other major HUD projects, including the Healthy Communities Transformation Initiative (HCTI), which created the Community Health Index and pilot-tested its associated Community Health Assessment Tool; and an evaluation of senior fall prevention programs, which developed HUD’s senior falls prevention and integrated care report and toolkit. In addition to these Solutions’ projects, she has extensive experience promoting adoption of healthy energy efficiency and renewable energy retrofits for multifamily affordable housing properties. Ms. Beatley also directed the development of HUD’s Housing and Transportation Affordability Index (HTA Index) which produced HUD’s Location Affordability Index and My Transportation Cost Calculator tools.

Ms. Beatley has authored and contributed to numerous reports on topics such as energy efficiency and green building, smart growth and affordable housing, and the integration of health and housing. Across her career, she also served as a consultant for a variety of national energy efficiency implementers, and housing and community development nonprofits, and as the director of state and local policy for Enterprise Community Partners. Ms. Beatley holds a master’s degree in public affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, and Bachelor of Arts degrees in urban development and public policy from the University of Rhode Island.