Housing & Redevelopment Authority

Overview

The Housing and Redevelopment Authority was created by authority granted under Chapter 487 of the Session Laws of the State of Minnesota in 1947. The purpose of the Authority is to employ the means necessary to clear, plan, reconstruct, and modernize substandard areas to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing for persons with low income or disabilities. The Housing and Redevelopment Authority operates the Maplewood Townhomes and Shaffner Homes as well as Valley View Tower in downtown and Belleview East Townhomes.

Meetings

  • 3:00 p.m.
  • 3rd Tuesday of every month, occasionally varies
  • Winona Family Community Center Building - Board Room
    1756 Kraemer Drive

Members

The Housing and Redevelopment Authority consists of five members who serve five year terms and are appointed by Mayor with approval of Council. The authority is overseen by Executive Director, Linda Bedtka; email Linda Bedtka. Positions open October 4.

  • George Borzyskowski
    Term Expires: December 31, 2022
  • Matt Hazelton
    Term Expires: October 4, 2024
  • Robert Palmer
    Term Expires: October 4, 2021
  • James Kirk
    Term Expires: October 4, 2022
  • Margaret Walsh
    Term Expires: October 4, 2023

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