Code of the District of Columbia

§ 6–213. Executive Director.

(a) An Executive Director shall be appointed, and may be removed, by the Board. The Executive Director shall be an employee of the Authority, but shall not be a member of the Board. The Executive Director shall receive compensation and other terms and conditions of employment as shall be fixed by the Board. The Executive Director shall be a District resident and shall remain a District residency throughout his or her term and failure to maintain District residency shall result in a forfeiture of the position.

(b) The Board shall require the Executive Director to achieve specific performance standards approved by the Board. The Board shall submit the Public Housing Agency Plans, required pursuant to section 5A of the Housing Act of 1937 [42 U.S.C. § 1437c-1], to the Council for review and comment not less than 45 days prior to submitting the required documents to HUD.

(c) The Executive Director shall, subject to the direction and supervision of the Board:

(1) Administer, manage, and direct the daily affairs and activities of the Authority;

(2) Supervise the staff of the Authority, make all final personnel decisions, and employ assistants, employees, and consultants as necessary in accordance with this chapter and the rules, regulations, by-laws, and policies adopted by the Board;

(3) Execute leases, deeds, notes, bonds, contracts, and other documents on behalf of the Authority; and

(4) Perform such other duties as shall be assigned by the Board.


(May 9, 2000, D.C. Law 13-105, § 14, 47 DCR 1325; Feb. 6, 2008, D.C. Law 17-108, § 208(a), 54 DCR 10993.)

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 17-108, in subsec. (a), inserted “The Executive Director shall be a District resident and shall remain a District residency throughout his or her term and failure to maintain District residency shall result in a forfeiture of the position.”

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90-day) addition of section, see notes following § 6-201.