Monthly meeting of PHA Board of Commissioners held in person and virtually. Two residents from Sterling complex spoke during community comments; concerns centered on security issues on evenings and weekends, including lack cameras in elevators and lobby areas, trash and other waste materials not disposed of properly. CEO Armica Crawford discussed resident council re-engagement, volunteer floor captains and working collaboratively with residents to resolve issues.
The Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program celebrated four graduates who have reached goals for home ownership and finance and education.
CEO Crawford reported on $1.5 million grant recently received. She also discussed upcoming events at Sterling Towers and Harrison to assist residents with legal documents, such as healthcare power of attorney, wills and other documents.
Aldisa Jordan, Director of Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, discussed focus on voucher issuance and relationships with landlords, as well as customer service. She mentioned passage of HB2775 and fair income source in rental process.
Meeting adjourned for closed session. Meetings held 4th Thursday of month at 4:30 P.M. As always, agendas and past minutes are available online: https://www.peoriahousing.org/about.aspx.
Connie Romanus, Observer
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