Opening for Resident Representative for Board of Commissioners

Notice from City Clerk

Application for Resident Board Member

All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018.

PH: (479) 521-3850 Fax: (479) 442-6771

Fayetteville Housing Authority has an opening for a resident commissioner. All applicants must reside within the Fayetteville City Limits and be a Fayetteville Registered Voter. All applicants must submit a new application for each board, committee, or commission. Additionally, you must be either a resident of Willow Heights, Lewis Plaza, Hillcrest Towers, Morgan Manor or be a Section 8 voucher holders or VASH voucher holders.

Applications may be emailed to or mailed to the Office of the City Clerk at 113 West Mountain, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Please contact the Office of the City Clerk (479) 575-8323 for more information. Deadline is November 16, 2018. To download the application, go to City website.

Board of Commissioners

Being named a commissioner is a great opportunity to serve your community, and with your appointment you have assumed significant responsibilities. The Board of Commissioners is the legally and financially responsible governing body of a PHA and the first line of accountability for the PHA’s performance.

What Boards of Commissioners Do

Provide Leadership

• Make strategic decisions to ensure the financial solvency of the agency
• Speak up when concerns arise

Provide Oversight

• Assure PHAs meet obligations on audit recommendations
• Conduct monthly reviews of budgets with actual expenses and revenues
• Ensure ethical, legal, and effective work performance
• Keep informed of subsidized housing industry rules and regulations

Actively Participate in Board Meetings

• Follow open meeting requirements