The Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD) manages projects, programs, and planning activities on land use, transportation planning, community development, economic development and business support, climate resiliency, affordable housing, and grants management. OSPCD administers Malden’s community development and housing rehabilitation programs, the North Suburban Consortium’s HOME program, and various other grant programs. OSPCD is also involved in several COVID-19 recovery efforts.
Board and Staff
Learn more about OSPCD staff and the members of the Malden Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors.
The Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD) was created July 1, 2021 as part of the merger of the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) into the City of Malden. The merger incorporated MRA staff, programs, and functions into a new City department while maintaining the MRA as a separate legal entity.