Birmingham Housing Authority CEO resigns

Housing Authority of the Birmingham District chairman and chief executive David A. Northern Sr. announced on Thursday that he will step down from the position he has held since 2020.

“Serving as Chairman and Chief Executive of Birmingham District Housing Authority has been nothing short of rewarding. During my time in Birmingham I have had the privilege of working with a valued group of colleagues and advocates who share the same commitment to the clients that HABD serves and this decision was only made after careful consideration,” Northern said in a statement. released Thursday afternoon.

“While my resignation is transitional and not immediate, I will continue to work with the Board of Commissioners to ensure future leadership is in place and solidified prior to my departure,” he said. “I appreciate HABD, its Board of Commissioners, our customers and the City of Birmingham for hosting me and allowing me to contribute to HABD’s overall mission. I have absolutely no doubt that HABD will continue to be Alabama’s leader in providing safe, affordable homes for families. Thank you to everyone who has supported me and the Birmingham Housing Authority. It was a great pleasure to serve. »

Northern is also president of the Public Authority Housing Directors Association.

He was named CEO of HABD in September 2020.

In October 2021, he announced that HABD had launched an agency-wide restructuring plan, in which staff were asked to reapply for their current position or a new position.

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