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This website was updated on:
November 4, 2014

 

UHA Resident Advisory Board (RAB)

 

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:  All UHA Section 8 participants and Public Housing residents are Members of the Resident Advisory Board

In October the Upland Housing Authority (UHA) made an announcement on its website and sent emails to the families it serves through the Public Housing and Section 8 programs asking for volunteers for the Resident Advisory Board (RAB). The RAB assists us with developing and making changes to our policies and shares their ideas and feedback. Unfortunately, UHA did not receive enough volunteers to form the RAB. Because too few applications were received, UHA will designate all families that we assist as members of the RAB. 

What This Means For You:  You are  a member of UHA’s RAB. You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss UHA’s proposed policies for 2015. The meeting is optional. The meeting will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the UHA Office. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Don Swift at (909) 982-2649 extension 109.

You can also review the policies on UHA’s website. The proposed policies will be posted on the website on November 21, 2014, for public comments. Anyone may review the policies and submit their comments to UHA. All comments will be due to UHA on or before January 5, 2015. A public comment form is available on UHA’s website. Please visit the website for more information.

 

About the Resident Advisory Board

 

WHAT THE RESIDENT ADVISORY BOARD DOES

Serving on the RAB gives UHA’s assisted families an opportunity to participate in guiding UHA’s programs and policies. The RAB’s job is to review the PHA Plan and to communicate ideas and feedback about the plan to UHA. In order to meet these requirements, members of the RAB must be able to:

  • Meet at the UHA offices during business hours to review the PHA Plan;

  • Review lengthy written materials;

  • Clearly communicate ideas and feedback;

  • Work constructively with a group.

 

WHAT THE RESIDENT ADVISORY BOARD DOESNT DO

The role of the RAB is limited to assisting UHA with developing the PHA Plan. The RAB does not:

  • Set policies for the Public Housing or Section 8 programs;

  • Establish budgets;

  • Set administrative procedures.

 

BENEFITS OF SERVING ON THE RESIDENT ADVISORY BOARD

Serving on the RAB is an opportunity to share your thoughts and ideas for UHA’s Public Housing and Section 8 programs. Additionally, time spent working with the RAB can be used to satisfy the community service requirement for Public Housing residents.

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE RESIDENT ADVISORY BOARD

Members of the RAB are appointed by UHA. Interested persons must submit an application and meet the eligibility criteria. To be considered for the RAB, you must:

  1. Download the application.  Please note:  The application period for the current Resident Advisory Board is closed and UHA is no longer accepting applications at this time.  UHA will make an announcement when we begin accepting applications again, which is expected to be in October 2015.

  2. Be available to attend several meetings at the UHA office between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.

  3. Commit to service on the RAB. The RAB can only function if its members attend all meetings, come prepared to work with the group, and provide constructive feedback on the information presented to them.

 

UHA will review applications and may conduct interviews with applicants in order to identify RAB appointees. RAB participants will be appointed for a term of one (1) year. UHA will notify appointees in writing.

 

Updated 11/04/2014

 

Housing Authority of the City of Upland, California

1200 N. Campus Avenue, Upland, California  91786
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