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Who's Who?

  • Fredrick Miller-Commission President
  • Norm Stachulski - Commissioner
  • Ted Schiebold - Commissioner
  • Laurie Trueblood - Commissioner
  • Milli-Lynne Johnson - Commissioner
  • John Carter - Executive Director

Regular Meeting Schedule 2015

All Meetings will be held at 8:15 a.m. unless otherwise posted.

About Taylor Housing Commission

History
The Taylor Housing Commission (THC) was established in 1968 in accordance with Michigan law, by a vote of the Taylor City Council.  The THC is governed by a five member Board of Commissioners, appointed by the Mayor, to staggered five year terms.  The day to day operations are managed by the Executive Director and staff. 

In 1969 the THC and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) entered into an ACC contract to build a high rise structure to provide housing for low income Senior citizens.  The apartments are known as the Maplewood Manor.  The Maplewood Manor also serves as the administrative offices of the THC.

Mission
The Taylor Housing Commission mission is: “To create and provide decent, safe and affordable housing to lower income families and to enhance individual opportunity and family stability in healthy, dynamic and diversified neighborhoods”.

Goals
1. Expand the supply of assisted housing.
2. Improve the quality of assisted housing.
3. Increase assisted housing choices.
4. Provide an improved living environment.
5. Promote self-sufficiency and asset development of assisted households.
6. Ensure equal opportunity in housing and affirmatively further fair housing.
7. The THC, as the sole member of the Taylor Community Development Corporation, (TCDC), will continue its work with the City of Taylor, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), and private lenders and businesses in the Villages at Taylor conversion project. It will expand upon the success of this effort to promote additional affordable housing opportunities for low and moderate-income households throughout the City of Taylor and other designated services areas.

Objective
The Taylor Housing Commission provides housing opportunities to low income families through the Section 8 tenant-based rental assistance program. The Section 8 program, a market based rental assistance program, offers families freedom of choice in selecting housing and neighborhoods most suitable to their needs and desires throughout the City of Taylor and Wayne County (referred to as the Primary Service Area), and Monroe and Washtenaw Counties (referred to as ‘the Secondary Service Area’). The Commission’s objectives are:

1. To provide qualified low-income families, opportunities to find decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing in the private rental market;
2. To guarantee housing assistance payments on behalf of recipients to private market rental properties owners/landlord, whose units meet requisite housing quality standards, to lease their units to eligible low income families;
3. To provide opportunities to improve the racial, ethnic, and economic integration of families in Taylor and Service Area neighborhoods through careful administration and affirmative marketing.

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