Elaine R. Clisham

After a career in community media, Ms. Clisham received her master’s degree in community planning with a concentration in affordable housing policy from the University of Maryland in 2010. Before joining Clarke Caton Hintz, she worked as director of communications for New Jersey Future, an independent non-profit focused on ensuring smart growth and sustainable development in New Jersey. Her responsibilities there focused on communicating critical policy issues around land use to media and key stakeholders, and developing and presenting relevant educational content for the organization’s annual redevelopment conference. Since joining Clarke Caton Hintz in 2019, she has focused primarily on affordable housing issues, including analysis of municipal compliance with court-approved affordable housing settlements, drafting compliance reports, and drafting municipal housing elements and fair share plans.