The Housing Authority of the City of Lubbock was established in 1941, and empowered with the responsibility and authority to maintain the Public Housing Program for the City of Lubbock, Texas. The Section 8 Program was created by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974.
The City has the authority to monitor the HA’s activities and operation through the appointment of a five member commissioner’s board. This board is appointed by the Mayor. The Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Lubbock consists of five members, including one resident, who are appointed to staggered two year terms.
The housing authority staff members are not city employees. Their income and employment is supported through the federal funding of the housing authority.
The Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Lubbock meets at noon on the third Thursday of each month. The agenda will be posted at the Lubbock County Courthouse, Lubbock City Hall and at the Housing Authority office. The Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority are:
- John Richardson, Chair
- Brenda Hawkins, Vice Chair
- Jeanette Contee, Resident Commissioner
- Toby Cecil
- Aida Martinez