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About the Housing Authority Board

Commissioners serve as the governing officers of a public-corporate entity, one that functions as a developer and landlord of local low-income housing programs. Among their principal responsibilities are:

Statutory Authority: (I.C. 36-7-18) (36-7-18-5 members) (36-7-18-7 4yr term staggered)

All regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 8 a.m. in the Bloomington Housing Authority's Community Room at 1007 N. Summitt St. Bloomington, IN 47404. For cancellations or changes, please refer to Public Notices in the Herald Time

Please check the city's government calendar for exact dates and times.


Appointee Appointed By Term Expiration Date
Monica Hernandez Mayor 1/31/2016
Patrick Murray Mayor 1/31/2019
Kevin Cade Mayor 1/31/2019
Lindsey Smith Mayor 1/31/2018
Richard Rampley Mayor 1/31/2017
William Hosea Mayor 1/31/2017
Jewel Reynolds Mayor 1/31/2016

DUTIES: To provide decent, safe and sanitary housing to low-income families. Director of Housing Authority reports to this Board with budgets, employee issues and modernization programs.

TERM: Four Years

QUALIFICATIONS: Appointees may not be an officer or employee of the City; must be a resident of the area serviced (City + 5 miles); no more than four* members may be of the same political party. (* changed to four in 2001.) COMPENSATION: $25 per meeting.