Housing Advisory Commission


  • 8:30 AM
  • 2nd Wednesday of the month
  • Public Safety Building
    • 300 Spruce St. Morgantown, WV 26505

Agendas & Minutes

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

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Name Representation
Term Expiration
Brian Walker, Chair WVU Off-Campus Housing October 6, 2021
James Craig
City Landlord Representative
October 6, 2021
Lisa Darden
Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority
October 6, 2021
Ruth Donaldson
City Neighborhood Association
October 6, 2021
Rachel Fetty
City Resident
October 6, 2019
Bill Kawecki
Morgantown City Council Rep.
June 30, 2021
VACANT West Virginia University Student Government Associations
October 6, 2019
Gail Lipscomb West Virginia University Office of Student Legal Services
October 6, 2021
Ken Tennant
Fire Marshal
October 6, 2021
Mark Trump
Morgantown Building Code Official
October 6, 2021
Arthur Trussler
Property Manager
October 6, 2021
Alisa Jackson Licensed Real Estate Representative
October 21, 2020

About the Commission

The Morgantown Housing Advisory Commission was created in October 2014. It is made up of 13 members appointed by City Council, and all members except the West Virginia University Student Government representative serve three-year terms. The Student Government Representative serves a one-year term.


The Commission's function is to:
  • Serve as the medium for citizen advice and comment on housing issues.
  • Provide advocacy for establishing and maintaining diversity in housing types and opportunities.
  • Encourage and strengthen collaborative planning and communications between public and private housing sectors.
  • Review, consider, and make recommendations to the City Manager and City Council on all aspects that affect public and private housing.
  • Research and discuss housing trends and ideas and make recommendations to the City Manager and City Council regarding housing policy and ordinances.
  • Sponsor educational programs on owner and non-owner occupied housing.

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