Public Housing residents are encouraged to contribute to the planning and decision making processes in order to make their neighborhoods better places in which to live. Residents may become involved in the following ways:
Each MHA public housing site has a resident association to address needs and concerns, and to keep residents informed about development activities and programs. Resident associations are not-for-profit organizations specifically charged with the responsibility to:
- Maintain open communication with residents to keep them informed of all resident association meetings, activities, functions, etc.;
- Promote programs that will provide improved educational, recreational, and social service opportunities;
- Receive official recognition from MHA and HUD as a resident association pursuant to HUD regulations; and
- Cooperate with other development resident associations in representing the interest of all residents.
2009 Resident Association Meeting Schedule*
Meetings are held in the Community Center of each development.
||Tuesdays: Jan. 13, Apr. 14, Jul. 14, and Oct. 13
||Tuesdays: Jan. 29., Apr. 21, Jul. 21, and Oct. 20
||Tuesdays: Jan. 20, Apr. 21, Jul. 21, and Oct. 20
||Thursdays: Feb. 19, Apr. 16, Jun. 18, and Aug. 20
||Tuesdays: Jan. 27, Apr. 28, Jul. 28, and Oct. 27
||Mondays: Jan. 19, Apr. 20, Jul. 20, and Oct. 19
||Wednesdays: Jan. 21, Apr. 15, Jul. 15, and Oct. 21
||Thursdays: Jan. 15, Feb. 19, Mar. 19, Apr. 16, May 21, Jun. 18, Jul. 16, Aug. 20, Sep. 17, and Oct. 16
*Schedules are subject to change due to officers’ schedule conflicts, etc.
For additional information, contact Trysha Stephens, Resident Organization Specialist, at 478-752-5033.
Resident Advisory Board
The Resident Advisory Board (RAB), comprised of the presidents of each neighborhood resident association, assists in establishing long-range goals of Macon Housing Authority. Its primary function is to address various aspects of MHA’s Annual and Five-Year Agency Plans. RAB members express concerns, make recommendations, and advise MHA management in the formulation of the Agency Plans. RAB recommendations are taken into account as the plan is drafted, and their recommendations regarding the final plan become a part of the submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
RAB members are responsible for keeping residents in each neighborhood informed of Agency Plan development at both the draft and final stages.
RAB meetings take place at 2:00 p.m. at the MHA Central Office, 2015 Felton Avenue.