Monica comes to ELACC with over 20 years of experience working in affordable housing, including developing both ownership and rental housing models. Ms. Mejia has developed housing across the state, bringing more than 2,500 affordable housing units to completion through new construction and preservation projects in Northern and Southern California. Before Linc Housing, Monica worked for Abode Communities, the Community Corporation of Santa Monica, Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation, Chinatown Community Development Center, and Peninsula Habitat for Humanity. Throughout her career, Monica has covered all stages of the development process. She loves the teamwork she has found in the affordable housing industry and the complex efforts that ultimately lead to homes for people in need. Monica attended law school at the University of California’s Hastings College of the Law and completed her undergraduate degree at UC Berkeley.