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Franklin Housing adds to advisory board

Several members of the community were recently appointed to the newly formed advisory board of the Franklin Housing Services Corporation, the 501c3 of the Franklin Housing Authority. This board will assist the nonprofit in furthering the mission of the organization by making recommendations and assisting with the development and implementation of programming, fundraising, marketing and advocacy.
“I am pleased to announce the formation of this advisory board and welcome this group of citizens that are excited about and want to assist our organization.” Derwin Jackson, executive director of FHA, said. “Their involvement and work in the community will help us further our mission of promoting workforce and affordable housing as well as assisting public housing residents with becoming self-sufficient.”

Joining the advisory board are Judge Robbie Beal, Valerie Caldwell-Buford, Ernie Campbell, J. Edward Campbell, Krista Jameson, Tina Jones, Emily Magid, Julia Malatak, Dr. Sharon Moore-Caldwell, Juanita Patton, Jen Porter Ross and Charita Upkins.

For more than 55 years, the Franklin Housing Authority has provided affordable, safe housing for low and moderate-income families in Franklin, Tenn.

FHA operates 253 public housing units serving nearly 700 residents. Funded through rental income and subsidies from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, FHA also supports partnerships with programs that foster economic self-sufficiency for residents.

Posted on: 6/19/2013


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