Denver Housing Authority Hires Joaquín Cintrón Vega as New CEO

Date Published: 
February 12th, 2024

From Denver Housing Authority's press release:

The Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) announced today that Joaquín Cintrón Vega has been selected to serve as DHA’s next Chief Executive Officer following a national search and multiple rounds of interviews.

“DHA is pleased to announce the hiring of Joaquín Cintrón Vega as its new CEO,” Grace Buckley, Chair of DHA’s Board of Commissioners said. “Joaquín is a seasoned housing leader who understands the critical role DHA plays in the community and is committed to fulfilling the vision and strategy the organization has adopted.”

Cintrón Vega has served as the President & Chief Executive Officer at Lucas Metropolitan Housing in Toledo, Ohio, since 2020. Prior to this, he served as the 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.

“Making a difference in the lives of people is an honor, and I am thrilled to join DHA. I am excited to lead a team that has already done an outstanding job serving our community, and I look forward to contributing to our shared mission,” said Cintrón Vega.” 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.”

Cintrón Vega’s first day with DHA will be April 1, 2024.

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