Douglas Tetrault has worked for more than nine years on issues related to affordable housing and homelessness, with particular focus on permanent supportive housing, rapid re-housing, homelessness prevention, and the integration of health care and income supports for vulnerable populations. Douglas has developed and delivered on-site, web-based, and written trainings; administered federal and state contracts; coordinated the development and delivery of housing-based service projects; performed provider-based program evaluations; developed, disseminated, and informed best practices; and analyzed public policy and legislative issues. He is also experienced in the coordination and conceptual development of Pay for Success contracts.
At TAC, Douglas is responsible for managing a multi-year federal grant with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for its Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Technical Assistance (TA) program. In this role, he manages the planning and implementation of direct TA services, contributes to the production of program guidance and tools, prepares and delivers direct training, and provides one-to-one consultation to multiple localities and states. Under federal, state, and private contracts he also provides management support and direct TA to HUD’s Vets@Home initiative, the Continuum of Care Program, and other Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) homeless assistance programs. Prior to joining TAC, Douglas worked as the program manager at the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance where he was in charge of the administration, management, and evaluation of a wide range of publicly funded housing and service programs. As an intern for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, he researched legislative issues related to human rights and advocacy law.