KHA Commissioners

KHA Board of Commissioners Kennewick Housing Authority (KHA) Board of Commissioners consist of five (5) Commissioners appointed by the City Mayor for a five (5) year term and one (1) Resident Directly-Assisted Commissioner.

Board of Commissioners oversees the Kennewick Housing Authority (KHA) and is responsible for establishing KHA’s annual budgets, annual agency plan & 5 year plans and policy.

KHA Board of Commissioner Meetings: Board of Commissioner regular meetings are normally held on the fourth (4th) Wednesday of each month at 7:45 AM, and annual meeting is held on the fourth (4th) Wednesday of April at 7:45 AM.  Board meetings are held at the Kennewick Housing Authority (KHA) administration office/community center located at 1915 W. 4th Place * Kennewick, WA  99336, facility is fully accessible and meetings are open to the general public.  KHA Board of Commissioners Meetings is govern by Robert’s Rules of Order & Open Public Meeting Act.

Conflict of Interest: In accordance to RCW 35.82.050 – Conflict of Interest for Commissioners, Employees and Appointments – Subsection 2 states “No Commissioner, employee, or appointee to any decision making body for the Housing Authority shall act in an official capacity in any manner in which such Commissioner, employee, or appointee to any decision making body of the Housing Authority had direct or indirect financial or personal involvement.” HUD Housing Assistance Payment Contact (HAP Contract) – Section 8 Tenant-Based Assistance Housing Choice Voucher Program (HUD-52641Form, legal document executed between Section 8 Landlord & Housing Authority) [and] HUD Housing Choice Voucher Program Guidebook, Chapter #11 – Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Contract – Subsection 11.2, Conflict of Interests, states in Section 13 – Conflict of Interest; Subsection A – Covered Individual; Subsection (1) – “Any present or former member or officer of the PHA (except a PHA Commissioner who is a participant in the program)”; Subsection (2) – “Any employee of the PHA, or any contractor, sub-contractor or agent of the PHA who formulates policy or who influences decisions with respect to the program”; Subsection B – “A covered individual may not have any direct or indirect interest in the HAP Contract or in any benefits or payments under the Contract (including the interest of immediate family member of such covered individual) while such person is a covered individual or during one (1) year thereafter”.

KHA Resident-Assisted Commissioner position currently vacant.  To qualify for this position applicant must be a participant in the HCV program or Public Housing program.  For more information contact:  Lona Hammer, 586-8576 extension 103.

KHA Commissioners: 

Commissioner Thomas Moak

Commissioner Reanette Fillmer

Commissioner Darin Foster
Commissioner Lynn Houston
Commissioner Lynn Houston