Barbara Sokoloff Associates (BSA) is a multi-faceted development and community planning consulting firm located in downtown Providence.

The work of BSA is primarily in the area of community development revitalization projects including; affordable housing, mixed-use development, commercial projects, and charter school development and financing. Major clients are non-profit and for-profit developers, charter schools, cities and towns, and state agencies. BSA has demonstrated expertise in Low Income Housing Tax Credits, New Markets Tax Credits, Historic Tax Credits, state and federal programs, HUD financing and private financing.

SPOTLIGHT: 1577 Westminster Street

Construction has been completed for 1577 Westminster Street, a sustainable, mixed-use, low to moderate income development co-sponsored by Spurwink/RI and WBNA. The $1.3 million project, called Shop Work Eat Live Local (SWELL) incorporates green design elements. The project is financed by HUD Section 811 funding and several state, city and private grants.