The Housing Authority is dedicated to excellence in providing quality, affordable and safe housing to eligible persons consistent with the State CHAS, local goals and concerns and the policies and practices of the Housing Authority developed in compliance with HUD rules and regulations. We endeavor to create effective partnerships to maximize opportunities that improve the economic and personal well being of the persons we serve. Our agency conducts its business in an efficient, professional, ethical and nondiscriminatory manner with equal opportunity for all.
Our main administrative offices are located at 62 Robert St., West Warwick, RI in the West Warwick Manor.
The business hours are:
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
The West Warwick Housing Authority is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners, each of whom is appointed by the local government to serve a five-year term. One term expires each year. The Board has a Chairperson, a Vice Chairperson and a Secretary who is also the Executive Director of the Housing Authority. The Authority receives legal advice from its Legal Counsel who is a licensed, practicing attorney in the State of Rhode Island.
The current Board of Commissioners is comprised of the following members:
- Joshua Barrette
- Elizabeth B. Brunero
- Barbara Chadwick - Resident Commissioner
- Robert W. Paliotta - Vice Chairperson
- Thomas Zampa - Chairperson
The Executive Director is Kristen D. Swanson.
The Assistant Director is Leslie Iannotti.
The Maintenance Foreman is Joseph Laurent.
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