MAY 1, 2013
Notice to all Public Housing Residents and Section 8 Recipients:
There is currently an opening for a Resident Commissioner on the PHA Board of Commissioners.
The United States Housing Act requires that at least one board member of the Peoria Housing Authority's Board of Commissioners be a Resident of the PHA public housing program or a Section 8 recipient.
A resident can be a Resident Commissioner if the resident:
1. Receives public housing or Section 8 assistance from the Peoria Housing Authority;
2. The resident’s name is on their lease; and
3. The resident is at least eighteen years old.
Any resident who is interested on serving on the PHA Board of Commissioners is invited to send a letter of interest to the Board of Commissioners care of: Commissioner Bob McQuirter, Peoria Housing Authority Administrative Office 100 S. Richard Pryor Place Peoria, IL 61605.
You can include with your letter a resume or reference letters that describe your skills and experiences that show you are qualified to be a Resident Commissioner.
Please send your letter of interest by no later than May 31, 2013.
If you have any questions please call Sue Currie, Executive Administrative Assistant, at 676-8736 ext. 14002.
The Mayor of Peoria appoints the members of the Board of Commissioners of the Peoria Housing Authority with the approval of the City Council.
The Chairperson of the Board of Commissioners will appoint a Resident Commissioner Nominating Committee. After the deadline for delivery of letters of interest to the PHA, the Nominating Committee will review the letters of interest and then forward the names of one or more residents to the Mayor for his review and consideration.
You may also notify the Mayor's office directly of your interest in serving as the Resident Commissioner of the PHA.
100 S Richard Pryor Place
Peoria, IL 61605-3905
The Peoria Housing Authority is committed to providing affordable housing opportunities for all of the citizens living in the area generally known as “Central Illinois”. In addition, through the development of strong partnerships with current residents and appropriate community agencies, the Peoria Housing Authority seeks to develop new programs (Housing, Social, Educational) to enhance the quality of life for residents, thereby offering numerous opportunities for self-sufficiency.
2012 Income Guidelines are listed by the number of family members. For example, if you are a family of 4, your income must be less than $55,300.
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