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City of Bloomington, Indiana – John Hamilton, Mayor

Housing Authority Board

Information

Type seated
Statutory Name Housing Authority Board
Website https://bloomington.in.gov/boards/housing-authority
Video Archive
Email hand@bloomington.in.gov
Phone Number 812-349-3401
Address
401 N Morton St Suite 130 Bloomington IN 47404
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PURPOSE: 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.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: The executive shall then appoint seven (7) persons, one (1) of whom must be a resident of a housing project under the jurisdiction of the housing authority, no more than four (4) of whom may be of the same political party, as commissioners of the housing authority. In a town or county, the fiscal body shall appoint seven (7) persons, one (1) of whom must be a person directly assisted by the housing authority, no more than four (4) of whom may be of the same political party, as commissioners of the housing authority.

DUTIES: 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 acts legally and with integrity in its daily operations.

TIME COMMITMENT: Four hours a month or more.

COMPENSATION: Each member does not receive compensation for their service.

Meeting Schedule

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

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Departments

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Planning & Transportation

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