Executive Director Lynn Fundingsland of the Fargo Housing & Redevelopment Authority (FHRA) has announced his retirement to occur April 2018. Fundingsland began working at FHRA in 1999.
Through his work at Fargo Housing & Redevelopment Authority, Fundingsland has demonstrated innovative approaches and persistent efforts to improving the housing options in the City of Fargo. Mr. Fundingsland’s experience and counsel has also supported various neighborhood revitalization initiatives for the core of Fargo and across the state.
“The Board of Commissioners and the Fargo Housing & Redevelopment Authority wishes to acknowledge and thank Lynn Fundingsland for his efforts and many years of service. The impact of Lynn’s commitment and dedication to the residents and clients we serve is widespread and often immeasurable, not only in Fargo, but throughout our region and across the state,” said Karen Moore, FHRA Commissioner Board President. “In Fargo alone, under Lynn’s leadership, the housing authority has added over 450 affordable housing units. Lynn’s compassion for the homeless and work for preservation and dignity is evident in Cooper House apartments and many other projects. Lynn’s legacy, to not only provide housing but truly a home for each resident, will continue for many years, touching lives,” Moore continued.
FHRA is working on a process and timeline development for the recruitment of a new Executive Director. Any interest and applications can be directed to FHRA Commissioner Board President Karen Moore at the Fargo Housing & Redevelopment Authority.
About Fargo Housing & Redevelopment Authority (FHRA)
Fargo Housing & Redevelopment Authority, commonly known as “FHRA,” has a mission of: “Empowering People to Achieve Independence Through Housing.” They do this by administering the Housing Choice Voucher program to supplement rent expense, property management of a variety of affordable housing projects, and property development of safe and affordable housing in the Fargo, ND area. The FHRA offers a variety of affordable housing options ranging from HUD subsidized units for families, senior or persons with disabilities, to projects that are more service-enriched and designed specifically for persons coming out of homelessness.
To learn more about Fargo Housing & Redevelopment and its programs, visit the website at www.fargohousing.org.