Philippe Jordi is the founding executive director of the Island Housing Trust, a
non-profit community development corporation and community land trust on the
island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. Philippe’s work with the Trust
has focused on creating a mosaic of scattered site ownership and rental
housing that fits within existing neighborhoods and provide long-term
affordability through ground lease restrictions and energy efficient design and
construction. He has thirty-five years of experience as a community
development specialist, is a certified planner with the American Institute of
Certified Planners, and earned a B.S. in Environmental Studies from the State
University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in
Syracuse, New York.
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