Skip to main content Feedback

City of Bloomington, Indiana

About us

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:

  • Providing leadership and advocating for public housing;
  • Setting policies governing the operations of the public housing authority and charting the direction of current and future programs;
  • Ensuring, through independent reviews and audits that the Bloomington Housing Authority (BHA) operates within the law and according to HUD regulations, taking into consideration the economy and efficiency of operations;
  • Hiring a qualified Executive Director to manage the day to day operations;
  • Obtaining and managing monies to support the authority;
  • Adopting operating budgets; and
  • Establishing policies to prevent fraud, abuse, mismanagement and discrimination and to ensure that the BHA act legally and with integrity in its daily operations.

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

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

Members

Kevin Cade

Appointed By:
Mayor
Term Expires:
2019-01-31

Sherry Clay

Appointed By:
Mayor
Term Expires:
2020-01-31

William Hosea

Appointed By:
Mayor
Term Expires:
2021-01-31

Patrick Murray

Appointed By:
Mayor
Term Expires:
2019-01-31

Marilyn Skirvin

Appointed By:
Mayor
Term Expires:
2021-01-31

Lindsey Smith

Appointed By:
Mayor
Term Expires:
2018-01-31

Vacant

Appointed By:
Mayor
Term Expires
2018-01-31