Lynne Sales began her career with Peabody Resident Services over 10 years ago as a Resident Service Coordinator and from there was promoted to Grants and Projects Manager, Regional Resident Services Manager and currently serves as the Director of Resident Services.

Responsibilities, Industry Affiliations, Designations & Service

  • Supervises 3 Resident Service Managers and 13 Resident Service Coordinators.
  • Oversees all 12 Youth RAP grants awarded to Peabody Resident Services through MassHousing and assists with special projects.
  • Instrumental in the Smoke-Free Housing Initiative and, as of March, 2017, has been successful in transitioning 67 properties in Peabody Properties’ managed portfolio to be smoke-free.
  • Provides on-going industry professional association presentations and panel participation on the Role of Resident Services in Housing and the transition to Smoke-Free Housing.
  • Supervises staff at The Saunders School in Lawrence, Massachusetts – a Supportive Housing for Homeless Families Community.
  • Sits on the MassHousing Community Advisory Board.
  • Member of the Massachusetts Association of Resident Service Coordinators (MARSCH).
  • Member of Peabody Properties’ SharePoint Committee as Gatekeeper and member of Peabody Properties’ Safety Committee.
  • Serves on the Board for the New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA) as Chairperson for the Drugs and Security Committee and the Charity Committee.
  • Participates in the NEAHMA Conference Committee.
  • 2014 Recipient of the New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA) Resident Service Professional of the Year Award.
  • Certified Resident Service Coordinator with a Masters in Social Work.
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW).

Lynne Sales, Director of Resident Services, Peabody Resident Services, Inc – 2004+

Personal Interests

I enjoy spending time with my family and playing with my children. I like to hike, laugh, and I am never without a coffee.