Northampton Housing Authority


  • Jeffrey Jones, Chair
    Term ending March 2020
  • James Brooks, Governor's Appointee
    Term ending March 2019
  • Ronald Hebert, Treasurer
    Term ending March 2018
  • Jerry Budgar, Member
    Term ending March 2021
  • Lynne Wallace, Member
    Term ending March 2018
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.