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DVM Housing Partners (DVM) is a Boston-based firm committed to the creation and preservation of income-restricted housing. We achieve this by providing real estate development and affirmative fair housing marketing services to high-impact projects.


We bring a community-centered approach to every aspect of our work, setting ourselves apart from more traditional developers and marketing agents.

People First

At DVM, we succeed by caring about, listening to, and respecting our residents, clients, and staff.
Our team embodies our values, enabling our clients to achieve their desired physical, financial, and social outcomes.


Our approach is informed by 20+ years of deep industry knowledge and experience, spanning across multi-family real estate development, property management, community engagement, and resident services programming.

Woman-of-Color Owned and Operated

DVM is a certified Women/Minority Business Enterprise (W/MBE). Our company is 100% women/minority-owned and 100% of DVM staff are women of color.


We are seeking an Occupancy Specialist to join our Affirmative Marketing Team


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Sophia Burks

Director of Affirmative Marketing


Nakia Gelin

Special Projects Coordinator


Illiana Zayas

Compliance Specialist


Somala Diby

Project Executive

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A lifelong Boston resident originally from the Grove Hall neighborhood, Dariela Villón-Maga has been an active leader in her community for most of her life. Her passion for affordable housing is rooted in her lived experience: facing homelessness and growing up in affordable housing throughout the city, Dariela gained a deep understanding of how housing stability can be the foundation for prosperity, just as it was for her. In 2021, she took a leap of faith and launched DVM Consulting (now DVM Housing Partners)—a one-of-a-kind 100% M/WBE affordable housing firm that centers community voice and vision.

Dariela resides in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston with her partner, Courtney Villón-Maga, and two pets: Tumi and Mila. In her free time, she loves to travel and experience different cultures around the world.

Dariela Villón-Maga

President & Founder

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