Housing Commission


  • Second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. 
  • Check the website calendar for upcoming meeting information. 
  • Past Virtual Meetings: Visit the City's webcasts website. Scroll to the Archives section, then the Webcasts section. Scroll to find meetings.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 


The five members are appointed by the City Council for three-year terms.

  • Meredith Anderson (Chair)
  • Jordan Hicks (Vice-Chair)
  • Hannah Jordan
  • Justine Underhill
  • One Vacancy (apply here)

Staff Liaison

City Council Liaison


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.