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Housing Authority

The Wellesley Housing Authority is a public body politic organized under M.G.L. Chapter 121B for the purpose of providing housing to individuals and families of low and moderate incomes. The Authority administers both federal and state housing programs for elderly, disabled and families. A five member Board of Commissioners provides oversight and sets policy for the Authority. Four of the Commissioners are elected by the Town and one member is the Governor s appointee. All Commissioners are residents of the Town of Wellesley.
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    MICHELLE CHALMERS MSW and Senior Account Executive

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Why are you running for this office? What are your top priorities?

Relevant Experience Masters degree in social work with a concentration in administration.
I am running to be elected one of the five commissioners on the board of the Local Housing Authority to establish and uphold equitable policies for the residents. My top priorities are to ensure that all financial and legal obligations of the housing authority are met, advocate for low-income housing and the interests of all the residents. I will also encourage and support resident participation in the housing authority. logo


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