Melany Mondello has over 20 years of experience working with nonprofit agencies and government entities to build partnerships and develop permanent supportive housing, rapid re-housing, prevention programs, and supportive services for people with disabilities. She is an expert in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) Program and community process, supportive housing, Veterans’ homelessness and housing programs, and in helping to develop quality improvement systems. Melany has experience in providing technical assistance to local communities to build programs and systematic responses to end homelessness, as well as assisting agencies in administering federal and state contracts, coordinating the development and delivery of housing-based services, performing provider-based program evaluations, and developing best practices.
Melany currently helps communities comply with HEARTH Act and CoC Program requirements; provides Department of Veterans Affairs Supportive Services for Veteran Families program technical assistance; helps states develop and implement housing plans to address local needs, and helps communities to improve the housing systems that serve their vulnerable populations.
Prior to joining TAC, Melany was the statewide grant coordinator for Maine’s Shelter Plus Care (S+C) and Bridging Rental Assistance subsidy programs. She served as co-chair of the Maine Balance of State CoC and its Data/Homeless Management Information System subcommittee for seven years.