Estelle Richman, HUD’s Chief Operating Officer, will be the receiver, in effect the PHA board, for one year. She spent time as city managing director during the Street administration.
Going into today’s Philadelphia Housing Authority board special meeting, the PHA board chairman, former Mayor Street, was giving no indication that he’s willing to bail and resign at the request of HUD.
Philadelphia city controller Alan Butkovitz is quizzical about HUD’s request for the resignation of the entire Philadelphia Housing Authority board, two of whom Butkovitz appointed.
PHA and federal officials are now at odds over the use of federal money to pay settlements of sexual misconduct claims against director Carl Greene.
The Philadelphia Housing Board of Commissioners is looking through names to get an ‘interim replacement’ for executive director Carl Greene.