Marilyn Richards, Chair Term ending June 2023 Email: Jomar2@comcast.net
James Brooks, Governor's Appointee Term ending March 2019 Email: Jim-Bo@comcast.net
Emily Laufer, Tenant Representative Term ending June 2023 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeffrey Jones, Member Term ending March 2020 Email: email@example.com
Elizabeth Silver, Member Term ending June 2021 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Housing Authority
The Northampton Housing Authority (NHA) is a quasi-public agency maintaining public housing at the McDonald House, Forsander and Cahill Apartments, Tobin Manor, Salvo House, and Hampshire and Florence Heights. The NHA also administers a Housing Choice Voucher program (Section Eight) and works with the Veterans Administration to administer VASH vouchers.
Massachusetts General Laws
In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 121B, Section Five:
Every housing and redevelopment authority shall be managed, controlled and governed by five members, appointed or elected as provided in this section, of whom three shall constitute a quorum. In a city, four members of a housing or redevelopment authority shall be appointed by the mayor subject to confirmation by the city council. The fifth commissioner is appointed by the governor.