Maria Oymaian joined Peabody Properties in 2015 as Senior Compliance Director for our large portfolio of multifamily residential properties. Maria’s accomplishments in the affordable housing industry began in 1985 and her experience has been wide-ranging working with several major companies as a successful on-site Property Manager before eventually pursuing her interests in Regulatory Compliance. Just prior to joining PPI, she served in the leadership role as Director of Compliance for Winn Residential for more than fifteen years. Maria’s exceptional proficiency included compliance oversight for a portfolio of more than 45,000 units of Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties, HUD federally assisted housing programs, and various state and local affordable housing programs. In addition, she was responsible for providing direct support and regulatory updates to the field, development and implementation of internal compliance procedures, monitoring compliance processes and developing new initiatives, software support, and supervision and training of the compliance support teams.

In her current role as Director of Administration and Regulatory Compliance, Maria enjoys working in a team environment to provide effective communication and coordination of regulatory procedures to ensure properties remain in compliance. This includes regulatory reporting, compliance and oversight of the PPI portfolio of mulit-family assets while overseeing the federal requirements for the HUD Programs including preparation for MOR’s, EIV, TRACS, and development of policies and procedures. Her current responsibilities also include support of Fair Housing initiatives addressing Limited English Proficiency, affirmative marketing, and tenant selection.

The oversight and coordination of subsidy administration and regulatory compliance involves on-site compliance reviews, file audits and the development and implementation of corrective action plans for our many affordable programs.

Career highlights, designations and affiliations:

  • Actively involved on the local level for the New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA), holding several board positions, including Past President and current Director Emeritus.
  • Champion of the NAHMA Communities of Quality Program serving as the NEAHMA COQ Committee Chair.
  • Chair of the NEAHMA Strategic Planning Committee.
  • Executive Council Member with the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA).
  • Certifications include: SHCM, COS, C14P and NAHP-e.

Maria Oymaian, Director of Administration and Regulatory Compliance – 2015+

Personal Interests

Travel to new locations especially European destinations. When not traveling enjoys Cape Cod, spending time outdoors enjoying the beaches with friends and family, boating, and gardening.