NERSC Board Member
Housing Stabilization Coordinator
Knijia joined RIHousing in April 2019 as the Housing Stabilization Coordinator in the Division of Leased Housing and Rental Services. Knijia focuses on preserving tenancy for RIHousing-involved tenants and cultivating relationships with new owners to expand the capacity of affordable housing. In addition, she works on obtaining grant funding to increase financial support for low-income families and individuals. Prior to joining RIHousing, Knijia spent three years as a Property Manager for an Elderly/Disabled, Section 8 community in Massachusetts.
In addition to her experience in the housing field, Knijia has also worked in the human services field, assisting low-income, homeless families, individuals, and veterans and overseeing the Permanent Supportive Housing program for the southeastern region of Massachusetts for a non-profit agency. Knijia attended Suffolk University and Roxbury Community College for Business.