Public Housing Resident Organizing and Participation Toolkit

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Public Housing Resident Organizing and Participation Guides

A Duly Elected Resident Council has Representation, Members, a Memorandum of Understanding, Election of a Board of Directors, and Governing Documents

These guides will walk you through:

  • Operating an effective resident council
  • Partnering with the PHA and community organizations
  • Fully participating as residents in self-help initiatives to create a positive living environment for your public housing community

Generally, the rules for public housing resident organizing and participation can be found at 24 CFR part 964.

These documents are provided for informational purposes only and are not official, or required, HUD documents.

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