JP/Roxbury Nonprofit Leader Tapped for Big Housing Job in Baker Administration

Chrystal Kornegay, CEO of Urban Edge, has been appointed the state's head of the Department of Housing and Community Development, according to the Globe.

Twitter: @CDKornegay

Chrystal Kornegay, CEO of Urban Edge, has been appointed the state's head of the Department of Housing and Community Development, according to the Globe.

Chrystal Kornegay, CEO of Urban Edge, has been appointed to lead the Department of Housing and Community Development in the administration of Gov.-Elect Charlie Baker, according to the Boston Globe.

Urban Edge, a low-income housing development agency, is based just north of Jackson Square. The landscape of Jamaica Plain is dotted with developments owned by Urban Edge.

For more on the appointment, please visit the Boston Globe (metered paywall).