Meredith Reeves has been selected as the new Assistant Housing Director for the City of Pensacola, bringing nearly 20 years of housing and community development experience to this newly created position at the city. In her role as the city's Assistant Housing Director, Reeves will assist with planning, directing and coordinating the work of the Housing Department.
Reeves joins the city from Escambia County, where she most recently served as a Division Manager. Her first day with the City of Pensacola was Tuesday, Feb. 22.
As the city's Assistant Housing Director, Reeves will work under the direction of the Housing Director to assist with the administration of federal and state grants such as the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program and State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program.
In addition, Reeves will formulate policies and procedures for housing programs, prepare technical and administrative reports, assist with preparing the department's annual budget, plan and conduct public meetings and hearings, and represent the housing department on various boards and commissions.