Comprehensive Property Management Services for Multi-family Units

For effective property management services, The Columbia Property Group, Inc. is available to take care of your needs. Based in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, our company provides management services for HUD Affordable Housing,  conventional, and tax credits for clients in properties throughout Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida. We are committed to offering the right solution for owners serving multi-family locations as regulated under the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Staff Biographies

Melanie Moe

Melanie Moe — President

Melanie currently serves as the co-founder and President of The Columbia Property Group, Inc., a property management company managing over 63 apartment homes in the South East Region. Over the past 25 years, TCPG has evolved into a company with a specialty in troubled properties and working with Non-Profit Organizations.

As the co-founder and President of TCPG, Melanie has over 35 years of experience in HUD housing and leadership. Currently, Melanie leads her team in the oversight and management of over $1.5 billion of multifamily assets. Melanie works closely with the property owners and board of directors to maintain the high standards and quality management provided to the owners, assets and residents.

Melanie has served on multiple housing association boards, including the Southeastern Affordable Housing Management Association (SAHMA) and Elderly Housing Board. She holds multiple designations affiliated with the Housing Industry and has been involved with the development, turn over and management of numerous conventional, bond financed, tax credit, state funded and affordable communities for the past 25 years. Before beginning The Columbia Property Group, Inc., Melanie worked as an onsite manager for an Elderly High Rise for over 8 years and was the corporate HUD Compliance Trainer.

Tara M. Phelan

Tara M. Phelan — Vice President

Tara serves as the Vice President for The Columbia Property Group, Inc. and directly oversees 32 properties both PRAC 811 and Section 202/8. Tara works closely with Non-Profit Boards in order to maintain the high standards and quality management of her assets.

Tara has been involved with property acquisitions, troubled property resolutions and property maintenance. Since coming on board with TCPG, Tara has established a reputable relationship with our Regulatory Partners, Boards of Directors and Residents. Currently Tara serves as the Mississippi State Director for SAHMA. She also holds the designation of Certified Profession of Occupancy (CPO), 504 Coordinator, and is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in MS, FL and GA. Previously Tara worked with Wells Fargo Financial and Acentria Insurance.

Tara’s portfolio maintains high REAC Scores as well as being designated as “Communities of Quality” by NAHMA.

Tara studied at the University of Southern Mississippi where she earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Speech Communication.




Contact us today to learn about our management services for HUD Affordable Housing,  conventional, and tax credits. We offer a range of property management services throughout Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida.

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