Director of Compliance
Dana Lorentson has over 10 years of experience in the multi-housing industry, along with 4 years in the real estate industry. As Director of Compliance at Shelter Corporation, Ms. Lorentson is responsible for maintaining over 4,000 units and their compliance requirements. Her responsibilities include compliance for all new lease ups, property rehabilitation, quarterly training for all site staff, annual reporting for tax credits, HOME, Section 8, HOPE and tax credit funding sources and overall compliance for all properties.
Ms. Lorentson has proven her skills in compliance by continually striving for perfect audits. While some of our properties achieve a satisfactory level, 75% of our Section 8 properties achieved a Superior or Above Average rating by MHFA for our 2015 Management and Occupancy reviews. Overall Shelter Corporation compliance for 2015 for all HOME, Tax Credit, Marif and Section 8 property inspections has been Excellent, with all other properties passing with Satisfactory. This includes File and Physical Inspections. Our average REAC score over the past 2 years has been 96, with 4 properties scoring a 99 or 100 respectively.
Dana Lorentson studied business and real estate at Saint Cloud State University and earned a certificate in property management from Hennepin Technical College. She is a leader and demonstrates knowledge and love for the compliance field. As well as strives to train and help each of the site staff members understand all levels of their properties’ compliance requirements. She is Certified Occupancy Specialist Masters in Section 8 Housing, Public Housing Specialist and a Certified Occupancy Specialist in Section 42 housing. Ms. Hergert was part of the 2010 MADACS award winners for Property Excellence as a site manager as well as a 2012 MADACS as a nominee for Best Support Staff.