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This website was updated on:
August 1, 2014

 

UHA Resident Advisory Board (RAB)

 

 

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

In October 2013 the Upland Housing Authority (UHA) made an announcement on this 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).  Unfortunately, UHA did not receive any volunteers to form the RAB.  As a result, UHA has designated all families that we assist as members of the RAB.

 

What This Means for UHA's Section 8 Participants and Public Housing Residents:

You are a member of UHA's Resident Advisory Board (RAB).  All members were invited to attend a special meeting to discuss UHA's 2014 Agency Plan and proposed changes to UHA's policies that became effective in 2014.  The meeting was optional, and was held on Tuesday, December 4, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. 

 

About the Resident Advisory Board

 

WHAT THE RESIDENT ADVISORY BOARD DOES

Serving on the RAB gives UHAís assisted families an opportunity to participate in guiding UHAís programs and policies. The RABís 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 DOESNíT 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 UHAís 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 (when UHA is accepting applications) and meet the eligibility criteria. To be considered for the RAB, you must:

  1. Download the application form from this website during the recruitment period.  The application process is currently closed.  UHA will recruit volunteers again in late 2014.

  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 3/6/2014

 

Housing Authority of the City of Upland, California

1200 N. Campus Avenue, Upland, California  91786
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