Erich Chatham

Principal Owner & Lead Consultant
Civitas

Erich Chatham has 10 years of professional experience in community development and affordable housing. He serves as a national technical assistance provider for HUD and is a HOME Certified Specialist. In his role as a HUD TA Provider, Erich provides assistance to grantees related to CDBG, CDBG-DR, HOME, and ESG program management. He has also conducted numerous IDIS and DRGR training workshops throughout the country. Erich serves on numerous non-profit boards of directors including the Palmetto Community Land Trust, Grand Strand Housing and Community Development, the South Carolina Interagency Council on Homelessness and the Lowcountry Continuum of Care where he serves as the Chairman of the Governing Council. Erich received a Bachelor of Arts in History from Oglethorpe University and a Masters of Public Administration from the College of Charleston, with a focus on Economic Development and Urban Planning.