Name of Board/Commission Housing Authority Date 07/12/2017
Authority for Creation The authority for establishing the Housing Authority was created by a resolution adopted by the City Council on June 27, 1941, pursuant to the Housing Authorities Law, Chapter 157, of the North Carolina General Statutes.
Purpose/Function The purpose of the Authority is to provide safe and sanitary dwelling accommodations for persons of low income.
Method of Appointment The members are appointed by the Mayor.
Number of Members Nine
Terms of Office Five years
Meeting Date and Time Second Tuesday of each month – 12:00 noon
Chief Staff Person
Larry Woods
Executive Director
Telephone Number
Current Membership - Housing Authority
Name Race/Gender Term Expiration
Mayoral Appointments
Thomas Adams, Vice Chair WM 2 07/18
Jemmise Chapel Bowen BF 1 12/18
Kelly Cason BF 1 07/16
Dr. Sharon B. Covitz WF 1 07/17
Dr. Arthur T. King     BM 1 09/15
Andrews M. Perkins, Jr. BM 1 9/19
Walter Pitt, Chairman WM 2 12/15
William C. Rose WM 1 12/15
Evelyn W. Sanders BF 1 12/15

Special Notes:
1*= Serving more than 50% of an unexpired term (more than three years & seven months of the term has expired).

0*= Serving less than 50% of an unexpired term (less than two years & six months of the term has expired).

***= Ex-officio non-voting member (Chairman of the Housing Authority Tenant Advisory Committee).


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