Housing Commission


  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Second Tuesday of each month
  • City Hall in the Oak Room
    Third Floor
    East Wing
    300 Park Ave.
Note: No meeting in August.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
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The five member Commission is appointed by the City Council for 3 year terms.
  • Julio C. Idrobo, Chair
  • Donald Brobst, Jr.
  • M.T. Gutmanis
  • Brenda Heffernan
  • Tori McKinney

Staff Liaison

City Council Liaison

  • Council Member Letty Hardi


Maintains awareness of housing needs and opportunities; proposes housing policy initiatives and changes; investigates and conciliates fair housing complaints; mediates conflicts relating to the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; offers reconciliatory services in conflicts relating to other housing laws.

The Commission may study housing practices; the availability of affordable housing for the elderly and persons with disabilities, low incomes, or those with special needs; and the availability of rental housing. It encourages voluntary compliance with fair housing laws and improved landlord-tenant relations through education and outreach. The Commission advises the City Council on the use of Federal Housing and Community Development Funds among other things.