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Joaquín Cintrón Vega

Joaquín Cintrón Vega serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA). Prior to DHA, he served as the President & Chief Executive Officer at Lucas Metropolitan Housing in Toledo, Ohio. He has also held roles including Director of the Public Housing Division in Miami Dade County. With more than two decades of experience, Cintrón Vega has established a distinguished career in the management of federal housing assistance programs and policy development.

Cintrón Vega holds a bachelor’s degree, with a concentration in accounting, from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico and has an extensive finance background. He served under the Puerto Rico Public Housing Administration (second largest public housing authority in the nation) as the head of the Budget Bureau. He was responsible for overseeing many different federal programs and was also a key partner in one of the largest low-income housing tax credit transactions in the nation for the rehabilitation of 4,132 units across 33 properties located in Puerto Rico.

Joaquin Cintrón Vega was born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, and claims Barranquitas, Puerto Rico, as his hometown. He is married with two sons and one daughter.

“Making a difference in the lives of people is an honor, and I am thrilled to lead DHA. Our focus is on developing stronger partnerships, fostering unity, and empowering individuals to cultivate shared aspirations. By transforming neighborhoods into thriving ecosystems of collective progress and opportunity, we can make a real difference in the lives of those we serve as we succeed in providing high-quality, affordable housing with responsive services, enabling people and communities to prosper.”