City seeks candidate for Housing Authority Board

City seeks candidate for Renton Housing Authority Board
Posted on 07/26/2018
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CITY OF RENTON
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 26, 2018

Contacts
Preeti Shridhar, City of Renton Deputy Public Affairs Administrator, 425-430-6569
Kellee Rodriguez, Renton Housing Authority, 425-226-1850

City of Renton seeks candidate for Renton Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

RENTON, WA ¬ The City of Renton in collaboration with Renton Housing Authority (RHA) is seeking a candidate to serve on the RHA Board of Commissioners. The commissioners serve as the governing body of the housing authority and are responsible for providing leadership and guidance to the executive staff and oversight for the agency as a whole.

Members serve without compensation and must be able to attend meetings the second Monday of each month at 9 a.m. at Renton Housing Authority, located at 2900 N.E. 10th Street.

Renton residents who represent the diverse nature of the city, including ethnicity, geography, gender, and age are encouraged to apply. Applicants are interviewed by members of the existing board of commissioners and approved by the mayor.

To apply, download an application from the city’s website or call 425-430-6500 to have one mailed.

Applications should be returned to the Mayor’s Office, 7th floor City Hall, or mailed to City of Renton, Mayor’s Office, 1055 South Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on August 31.

For more information, please contact Kellee Rodriguez at ks@rentonhousing.org or 425-226-1850.

About the City of Renton
The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 104,100 (2018), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted the attention of nationally recognized companies that are providing employees and their families an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, the Seattle Seahawks, and the eternal resting place of Jimi Hendrix. More information can be found on our website, or Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor pages.

About Renton Housing Authority
The mission of Renton Housing Authority is to provide with excellence, decent, quality, affordable housing in a safe environment to people with low incomes who make Renton their home. Through partnerships with our clients, service providers and other groups, we will ethically and responsibly increase and enhance our housing programs while providing opportunities for those we serve to become self-sufficient.

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