Housing Authority


  • Noon
  • Second Tuesday of each month


Number of Members


Terms of Office

Five years

Chief Staff Person

Kevin Cheshire
Executive Director
Phone: 336-917-6053

Current Membership

NameRace & GenderTermExpiration
Alfred G. Adams
White Male2December 2020
Thomas Adams, Vice ChairWhite Male2July 2018
Jemmise Chapel BowenBlack Female1December 2018
Kelly CasonBlack Female2
July 2021
Betsy Annese
White Female1July 2022
Dr. Arthur T. KingBlack Male2
September 2020
Andrews M. Perkins, Jr.Black Male1September 2019
William C. RoseWhite Male1December 2020
Evelyn W SandersBlack Female2
December 2020

Authority for Creation

The authority for establishing the Housing Authority was created by a resolution adopted by the City Council on June 27, 1941, pursuant to the Housing Authorities Law, Chapter 157, of the North Carolina General Statutes.


The purpose of the Authority is to provide safe and sanitary dwelling accommodations for persons of low income.