Housing Commission

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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 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
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Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Irene Cahill
    Term expires: 2021
  • Ed Wagner, Vice Chair
    Term expires: 2021
  • Kacie Kefgen, Chair
    Term expires: 2021
  • Larry Rosen
    Term expires: 2023
  • Jennifer Ferguson
    Term expires: 2023

  • James Secor, Chair
    Term expires: 2020
  • Carrie Ihrig Freeman
     Term expires: 2020

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit a 
Board / Commission Application to apply for an appointment to the Housing Commission.