The Albany Housing Authority provides housing
accommodations for persons of low income. The Housing Authority has the
power to investigate into living conditions in the City of Albany and
how to improve such conditions, construct, improve, alter and repair
any project, lease or rent dwelling units to persons of low income and
hold hearings and conduct investigations for any matter related to the
The Housing Authority consists of seven
members who serve five-year terms. Only one member of the Authority
may be a City employee or official. The Mayor appoints five members
and Housing Authority tenants elected two members.
Members and Dates of Expiration
Appointed by Mayor:
John Burke (7/20/10)
- Victor Cain, Chairman (5/20/12)
Fr. James Lefebvre, Vice Chairman (5/21/09)
Paul Mancino (5/21/11)
- Richard Tucker (6/28/11)
Elected by Tenants:
Executive Director, Albany Housing Authority
200 South Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12202
The Albany Housing Authority meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 9:00 AM in Council Chambers. For a listing of meeting dates, please visit the City of Albany events calendar.
New York State Public Housing Law Article 3 and Article 13 Title 23 Section 426
For more information on the Albany Housing Authority, please visit their website at www.albanyhousing.org.