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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 […]

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 […]

Metropolitan Housing Alliance board meeting

Little Rock public housing board preps for removal vote by acquiring legal counsel

BY: - September 21, 2023

Little Rock’s federally-funded public housing authority board voted Thursday to allow the agency’s lawyer to represent commissioners who want counsel ahead of a likely vote by city government to remove them next week.  The attorney also hinted at potential litigation against the city if members of the housing authority board are removed from office. Kerry […]