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File #: 22-0300    Version: 1 Name: AAHC Non-Union Compensation Study
Type: Resolution Status: Filed
File created: 2/15/2022 In control: Housing Commission
On agenda: 2/16/2022 Final action: 2/16/2022
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Resolution to Approve Ann Arbor Housing Commission Non-Union Job Description and Compensation Review
Attachments: 1. Non-Union Salary Structure 2022.pdf, 2. Agency Growth since 2011.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve Ann Arbor Housing Commission Non-Union Job Description and Compensation Review

Memorandum
The City of Ann Arbor is the employer for all Ann Arbor Housing Commission staff, except for the Executive Director, who is an employee of the Ann Arbor Housing Commission. The City Human Resources Department administers all processes related to personnel issues such as hiring, benefits, progressions, job descriptions, and compensation.

The AAHC has changed dramatically over the last 11 years. Under the leadership of Jennifer Hall, the agency has grown the amount of permanently affordable housing in the City of Ann Arbor from 355 units in 2011 to 548 units in 2022. The agency has expanded its voucher program for residents of Washtenaw and Monroe County from 1,469 vouchers in 2011 to 2,212 vouchers in 2022. The AAHC has added 4 new specialty voucher programs: Family Unification, Non-Elderly Disabled, Emergency Housing, and Rental Assistance Demonstration. And the agency has expanded the number of vouchers for homeless veterans from 136 to 231.

These programs have required the AAHC to grow its staff from 21 staff in 2011 to 41 staff in 2022. All staff have had to learn how to administer and comply with all of these new programs, because each program has its own unique regulations. As the programs grow, the annual operating budget has also grown from $13,101,000 in 2011 to $30,894,000 in 2022.

Simultaneously, the AAHC has been redeveloping and reinvesting in the physical structures of the properties it owns and manages. Starting in 2013, the AAHC was approved by HUD to convert all of its Public Housing to Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Project Based Vouchers (PBV) as long as the AAHC could raise the capital to renovate the properties or demolish and construct replacement properties. Jennifer Hall secured over $73 million since 2013 to reinvest in AAHC properties and to acquire Lurie Terrace. The next significant initiative is to partne...

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