Acushnet Housing Authority

Seal History and Purpose:

The Local Housing Authority was duly created pursuant to Section 3 of Chapter 121B of the Massachusetts General Laws on the 1st day of June 1971.  The purpose of a local housing authority is to provide and oversee state and federal aided housing for seniors and the disabled.

Acushnet Housing Authority (AHA):

The AHA board is comprised of five members. Four members are elected at-large by the town, and one member is appointed by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Each serves for a five-year term and may be re-elected or re-appointed.

Functions of The Board:

The Board acts as an administrative and policy-making body overseeing the Acushnet Housing Authority. It meets on a regular monthly basis at the Presidential Terrace, Nate Gomes Community Center office, 23 Main Street.  The Board can occasionally hold special meetings and at a different location as necessary.

The daily routine operations are attended to by the Executive Director and her staff.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Lynn Berube Executive Director

Housing Authority Board of Directors

NameTitleTerm Expires
Rene Racine



Robert Brown

Governor's Appointment


Andrew J. Gomes



Stephanie Vonjess



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