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Resident Council

The role of a Resident Council is to improve the quality of life, resident satisfaction and participate in self-help initiatives to enable residents to create a positive living environment for families living in public housing. The purpose of the Resident Council is to:

  • Promote programs which will provide improved educational, recreational, and social service opportunities.
  • Expand resident participation opportunities for public housing residents.
  • Represent legitimate concerns of community to housing authority management.
  • Provide input to housing authority management and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on policy matters affecting residents.
  • Inform residents of their rights and responsibilities under existing federal, state, and local laws.
  • Work cooperatively with housing authority management and HUD on matters of mutual self-interest.