The HACA Housing Commission meeting agenda packets  can be accessed here:

2010 -2021 Meeting Agenda Packets >>>

To request a copy of meeting agenda packets prior to 2010, please email your request to:  melissat@haca.net.


Delegation of Powers

The Housing Authority of the County of Alameda (“HACA”) was established by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors (“the Board”) on August 15, 1968, pursuant to Section 34240 of the Health and Safety Code of the State of California.  The Board served as HACA’s board of commissioners until November 29, 1977 when it adopted Ordinance #77-94 and established a Housing Commission.

The HACA Housing Commission is responsible for policy direction for an array of functions including HUD program administration, reporting and contracting; procurement and contracting for services and supplies, including construction, acquisition, and renovation of HACA-owned housing units; personnel functions, including negotiations with the union representing non-management employees; HUD program operational issues; budget approval; and audit approval.

There are 12 seats on the Housing Commission: one for a representative from each of the nine cities in HACA’s jurisdiction, one for a representative of the county’s unincorporated areas,  one for a representative of HACA tenants and one for a representative of HACA’s senior tenants (62 years or older).   The Housing Commissioners are generally members of the city council of the city they represent, however, this is not a requirement and from time to time, some cities have appointed persons who are not council members.  Housing Commissioners serve four-year terms and may serve a total of three terms (i.e., 12 years).

Housing Commissioners

Albany Peggy McQuaid (Chairperson)
Housing Commissioner
Dublin Shawn Kumagai
Housing Commissioner
Emeryville Vacant
Fremont Yang Shao (Vice Chairperson)
Housing Commissioner
Hayward Sara Lamnin
Housing Commissioner
Newark Michael Hannon
Housing Commissioner
Pleasanton Monith Ilavarasan
Housing Commissioner
San Leandro Pete Ballew
Housing Commissioner
Senior Tenants Vacant
Tenants Angela Finley
Tenant Commissioner
Unincorporated Areas Mark Gerry
Housing Commissioner
Union City Pat Gacoscos
Housing Commissioner

Housing Commission Correspondence

Mail to:

Housing Authority of the County of Alameda
Attention:  Melissa Taesali, Housing Commission Clerk
22941 Atherton Street
Hayward, California  94541-6633

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