Community Development

Contact Information

Community Development - Housing Division
101 First Street SE 
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401



Department Contacts

Section 8 HCV Program: Resident Advisory Board (RAB)

The Cedar Rapids City Council created a Resident Advisory Board (RAB) for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program participants who reside in Linn and Benton Counties. The purpose of the Resident Advisory Board is to provide the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program participants a forum for sharing information about the Public Housing Authority Annual Plan and Administrative Plan.

Function and Responsibility:

The functions of the Resident Advisory Board are:

  1. Make suggestions about the development of the Annual and Administrative Plan and any changes to these plans.
  2. Provide a forum for sharing information about the Annual and Administrative Plan.


  1. The RAB will consist of no more than 15 members appointed by the Cedar Rapids Mayor upon the advice and consent of the City Council. Appointments shall be made to reflect the demographics of the Section 8 HCV Program participants.
  2. RAB members must be active Section 8 HCV Program participants within Linn and Benton County, Iowa.

Meeting Information
The Resident Advisory Board Committe meets quarterly on the 3rd Tuesday of January, April, July, and October at 2:00 P.M. at City Hall located at 101 First Street SE.

RAB Committee Agenda and Minutes

Meeting Dates  Documents  
 January 15, 2019  Agenda  Minutes
 April 16, 2019  Agenda  Minutes
 July 16, 2019  Agenda  Minutes
 October 15, 2019  Agenda  Minutes
 January 21, 2020  Agenda  Minutes
 July 20, 2021  Agenda  Minutes

Office Location:
Community Development
Housing Services
101 First Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Phone: (319) 286- 5872
Fax: (319) 286-5870

Staff Contact – Wanda Charles
(319) 286-5404

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