Ypsilanti Housing Commission

10:51 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Ypsilanti City Council Approves Sale of Public Housing to Private Owner

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Ypsilanti City Council Tuesday night approved the second and final reading of legislation to sell the city's remaining public housing stock to a private owner.  

The Ypsilanti Housing Commission will be a partner with the new owner.  

Zachary Fosler is the Housing Commission's Executive Director. He says having the public housing facilities under private ownership will make it easier for the properties to get the renovations and maintenance they need, since federal money for public housing improvements is no longer available.  

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11:59 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Ypsilanti City Council Approves Housing Commission Recovery Agreement

Detroit HUD Field Office Director Willie C.H. Garrett addresses Ypsi City Council
Bob Eccles

Ypsilanti City Council last night approved a recovery agreement and action plan for the city's struggling housing commission.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

12:23 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Housing Commission recovery plan approved by Ypsilanti City Council

Ypsilanti Housing Commission interim Executive Director Eric Temple answers questions from city council.
Bob Eccles

A recovery plan for the troubled Ypsilanti Housing Commission has been approved by city council.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

11:17 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Ypsilanti City Councilmembers walk out in protest.

Mayor Pro Tem Lois Richardson
Bob Eccles

Two members of Ypsilanti City Council walked out of last night's meeting to protest the Mayor's refusal to fire the city's Housing Commission members.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

8:47 am
Wed August 15, 2012

Ypsilanti Housing Commission "Essentially Fired"

Ypsilanti City Councilmember Pete Murdock.
Bob Eccles

Ypsilanti City Council has decided to essentially fire the city's housing commission. WEMU's Bob Eccles has more on the action taken by council Tuesday night.