Housing Advisory Board

The Town of Apex Affordable Housing Plan, adopted on February 1, 2021, recommends the formation of a Housing Advisory Board (HAB). The Town Council adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2021, to formally establish the HAB. The information on this page is preliminary and subject to change based on the adopted ordinance.

Purpose

The HAB is intended to:

  • Provide Town Council with policy and funding recommendations.
  • Assist in the creation of an Annual Housing Report.
  • Advise on Housing Advocacy efforts.

Board Members

  • Audra Killingsworth, Town Council Member (non-voting member) -- 10/26/2021 - 10/26/2022
  • Tina Sherman, Planning Board Member (non-voting member) -- 10/26/2021 - 10/26/2022
  • Philip J. Welch, Chair -- 10/26/2021 - 10/26/2024
  • Rhett Fussell, Vice-Chair -- 10/26/2021 - 10/26/2024
  • Valeria Cesanelli -- 10/26/2021 - 10/26/2024
  • Paul Kane -- 10/26/2021 - 10/26/2023
  • Seth Friedman -- 10/26/2021 - 10/26/2023
  • Jacob Rogers -- 10/26/2021 - 10/26/2023
  • Martha L. Rodgers -- 10/26/2021 - 10/26/2024

Membership

On October 26, 2021, the Apex Town Council appointed the first 9 members to the Housing Advisory Board. 

Individuals still interested in serving on future boards are encouraged to complete an interest form .

Meetings

The HAB is anticipated to meet on a quarterly basis.

Staff Support

Christopher (C.J.) Valenzuela, Housing Program Manager
Email C.J.
Office: (919) 249-1039