Housing Commission

The Housing Commission advises the City Council on matters pertaining to housing within the city, including neighborhood environmental preservation and programs for housing production and conservation; reviews rental housing licenses and amendments to the housing code. The members of this Commission represent low and moderate-income persons, minority groups, the elderly, persons with special needs, the business community, the general public and residents of Community Development target areas.

The Commission consists of nine members who serve three-year terms and meet monthly.

Meetings
  • Meetings take place the third Thursday each month @ 7 p.m.
  • Court / City Council Conference Room
    54B District Court, Courtroom 2
    101 Linden St.
    East Lansing, MI 48823
Housing Commission Seal
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Most Recent AgendaView All Agendas and Minutes
Members
  • Leo Sell, Chair
    Term expires: 2018
  • Ed Wagner
    Term expires: 2018
  • Kacie Kefgen
    Term expires: 2018
  • Matthew Joyner
    Term expires: 2016
  • Jennifer Ferguson
    Term expires: 2016

  • Nakia White Barr
    Term expires: 2016
  • James Secor, Vice-Chair
    Term expires: 2017
  • Davia Cox Downey
    Term expires: 2017
City Staff
Apply for a Vacancy
Submit a 
Board / Commission Application (PDF) to apply for an appointment to the Housing Commission.