Michael Spotts Spotts
Project Manager, Public Policy
Enterprise Community Partners
Michael Spotts is a researcher and technical assistance provider on issues related to affordable housing and community development. His focus areas include equitable transit-oriented development (eTOD), sustainable community development, and cost-effectiveness in the affordable housing delivery system. From 2009 – 2017, he served on the Enterprise Community Partners policy team, where he managed the organization’s federal eTOD policy activities and Expanding the Supply of Affordable Homes program. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors for the Arlington (Va.) Partnership for Affordable Housing and the Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance. He previously served as a member of the Arlington County Community Development Citizen’s Advisory Committee. From 2013 – 2015, Michael served as vice-chair of the Arlington’s Affordable Housing Study working group, which assisted in developing the county’s Affordable Housing Master Plan and Implementation Framework.
Prior experience in the community development field includes work with the Housing Assistance Council, Sustainable Pittsburgh, Allegheny County (Pa.) Economic Development, and the Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation. Michael received a Master of Science in Public Policy and Management from the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University. He graduated summa cum laude from Dickinson College in 2006, and received a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Community and Economic Development from the Pennsylvania State University in 2008.