Bedford Housing Authority Approves Five-Year Plan

(BEDFORD) – The Bedford Housing Authority Board of Commissioners approved a five-year plan to make improvements to its facilities.

  • Pier work at Hamilton Courts – $40,000
  • Replace Water Heaters – $28,000
  • Replace 40 furnaces that are 20 years old or more – $160,000
  • Replace 6 -TAC HVAC Units in Elderly facility – $18,000
  • Hauck House Roof Replacement – $47,000

The Board of Commissioners also approved a Shortfall Improvement Plan agreement with Housing Urban Development. HUD will pay Bedford Housing Authority a total of $86,000 but, in order to receive the payment, the Bedford Housing Authority must meet certain requirements and criteria.

Bedford Housing Authority must:

  • Reduce in contracting out services
  • Negotiate contracts for appliances
  • Review consumption of utilities
  • All board members must undergo training (4- 6 Hour Course)
  • Board be active in reviewing financial condition of Housing Authority

Tiffany Todd and Carla Abel were reappointed for another term from 2021 – 2025 to the Board of Commissioners. One seat remains vacant on the board.

A fire drill was conducted at the Hauck House this month. The Housing Authority will also be placing placards on certain apartments to help identify which resident has mobility issues for the fire department.