Evergreen Real Estate Group Adds Jewell Walton as Vice President of Public Partnerships

by Channing Hamilton

CHICAGO — Evergreen Real Estate Group has added Jewell Walton to the newly created position of vice president of public partnerships. In this role, Walton will focus on diversifying the firm’s affordable housing portfolio by partnering with public housing agencies to convert assistance for existing public housing communities to long-term, project-based Section 8 contracts under the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program.

Prior to joining Evergreen Real Estate Group, Walton served as deputy chief of RAD programming with the Chicago Housing Authority and as a project manager for S.B. Friedman & Co. She received a Bachelor of Science in business administration and sociology from Illinois Wesleyan University, as well as a Master of Urban Planning and Policy from University of Illinois Chicago.

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