Office of Mayor William Peduto
Housing Authority, City of Pittsburgh (HACP)


The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh is a municipal corporation charged with providing decent, affordable housing for low-income persons. The Authority is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors which establishes goals, approves policy and budgets, and provides general direction to the HACP Executive Staff.

Governing Documents

Pittsburgh Code Title One, Article IX, Chapter 179:
Council by Ordinance 338 approved August 26, 1937, authorized creation of the Housing Authority pursuant to the Housing Authority Law, Act 265 of May 28, 1937, P.L. 955, as amended (35 P.S. Sec. 1541et seq.)

Appointment Guidelines

  • 7 members
    • 5 appointed by the Mayor of Pittsburgh; confirmed by City Council
    • 2 appointed by the Mayor of Pittsburgh without City Council approval


  • Patricia Bagley
    Term expires 12/31/2013
  • Janet Evans
    Term expires 9/30/2014
  • Reverend Ricky Burgess, Chair
    Term expires 4/30/2015
  • Doris Carson Williams
    Term expires 9/30/2009
  • Jesse Fife
    Term expires 4/30/2010
  • Fred Frank
    Term expires 4/30/2013
  • Bea Hogan
    Term expires 4/30/2011

Residency Requirements

  • Must be a City of Pittsburgh resident
  • Two members must be residents of HACP communities
  • No more than one member may hold public office




Fourth Thursday of each month, except August and holidays.

Contact Information


The Office of Mayor William Peduto
512 City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-2626

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