Rosanne Haggerty (born 1961) is an American housing and community development leader, and founder of Common Ground Community and later of Community Solutions. Haggerty redeveloped the Times Square Hotel, a building on the National Register of Historic Places, reducing homelessness by 87 percent in the 20-block neighborhood around it.
Haggerty graduated from Amherst College in 1982 and went on to study at both Columbia University (M.A. Arch.) and New York University. She was an Adelaide Thinker in Residence in Adelaide, Australia. South Australian Premier Mike Rann and Social Inclusion Commissioner David Cappo backed Haggerty's recommendations with a multi-million dollar investment in inner-city apartment buildings tailor made for homeless people, establishing Common Ground Adelaide and Street to Home.
Awards and honors
- 1998 Peter Drucker Award
- 2001 MacArthur Fellows Program
- 2007 Ashoka Fellowship 
- 2012 Jane Jacobs Medal for New Ideas and Activism 
- "About" on the Community Solutions website
- "Taking the homeless beyond shelters", Christian Science Monitor, Jina Moore, September 7, 2009
- Rosanne Haggerty, Business Week. Executive Profile. By staff. Retrieved November 30, 2012.
- Robert Rizzuto (June 12, 2014). "Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse throws support behind Martha Coakley for governor of Massachusetts". MassLive Politics. Retrieved August 13, 2014.
- "An interview with Rosanne Haggerty of Common Ground Community". Shelterforce, Issue #125, September/October 2002
- "Q&A: Why Houses Cost Less Than Homelessness", Good, Kyla Fullenwider, February 9, 2010
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