Housing Advisory Commission


  • 8:30 AM
  • 4th Wednesday of the month
  • Public Safety Building
    • Conference Room

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 31, 2023
James Craig
City Landlord Representative
October 31, 2023
Lisa Darden
Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority
October 31, 2023
Adelheid Schaupp City Neighborhood Association
October 31, 2023
Blake Caldwell
City Resident
October 31, 2023
Alexis McMillen (CHAP) Community Housing Action Partnership October 31, 2023
Bill Kawecki
Morgantown City Council Rep.
October 31, 2025
Sara Ruff City Resident, College Student October 30, 2023
Patrick Brooks West Virginia University Office of Student Legal Services
October 31, 2023
Andrew Dotson Fire Marshal
October 31, 2023
Drew Cantis
Morgantown Building Code Official
October 31, 2023
Arthur Trussler
Property Manager
October 31, 2023
Stephanie Christensen Licensed Real Estate Representative
October 31, 2023

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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