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Ousted Little Rock housing commissioners claim breach of due process; judge will rule by December

BY: - October 31, 2023

A Pulaski County circuit judge will decide by early December whether Little Rock officials denied due process to two former members of the governing board of the city’s public housing agency in September. Six of the city’s 10 directors voted Sept. 26 to remove Leta Anthony and Lee Lindsey from the Metropolitan Housing Alliance’s board […]

From left: Metropolitan Housing Alliance commissioners Karen Buchanan, Bruce James and Kerry Wright and executive director Ericka Benedicto meet Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023.

Little Rock housing authority dissolves nonprofit board in effort to complete financial audit

BY: - October 25, 2023

The governing board of Little Rock’s public housing agency dissolved the board of an affiliated nonprofit Wednesday in an effort to fix problems that have brought the agency under local and federal scrutiny. The three commissioners at the federally-funded Housing Authority of the City of Little Rock, known as the Metropolitan Housing Alliance, voted unanimously […]

Little Rock directors oust two board members at struggling public housing authority

BY: - September 26, 2023

The Little Rock board of directors removed two members from the governing board of the city’s federally-funded public housing authority at a special-call meeting Tuesday. Lee Lindsey and Leta Anthony were the chair and vice chair of the five-member board of commissioners at the Housing Authority of the City of Little Rock, known as the […]