General Information


History:

The Bastrop Housing Authority was established in 1965 as a governmental, public corporation created under the laws of the state of Texas to provide housing for qualified individuals and families in accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. A board of five Commissioners, appointed by the Mayor of the City of Bastrop is responsible for oversight and establishing policy. It is also a requirement that one commissioner must be a Bastrop Housing Authority resident. The Authority is independent from the City of Bastrop and is regulated by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Mission:

The Goal of the Bastrop Housing Authority is to ensure safe, decent and affordable housing; create opportunities for residents’ self-sufficiency and economic independence; and assure fiscal integrity of all program participants.

Staff:

Brandy Spencer, Executive Director
512-321-3398 ext 100
b_spencer@austin.rr.com

Angel Cartwright, Housing Counselor
512-321-3398 ext 102
a_cartwright@austin.rr.com

Geraldine McCoy, Housing Specialist
512-321-3398 ext 101
g_mccoy@austin.rr.com

Martin Galvan, Maintenance Mechanic

Michael Kresge, Maintenance Mechanic

After Hour Maintenance Emergencies
512-332-6097

Board of Commissioners:

Phil Woods, Chairperson
Carlton Harris, Vice-Chairperson
Bernie Jackson, Commissioner
Janie McFarlin, Commissioner
Dolores DeHoyos, Resident Commissioner

Board Meetings:

The Board of Commissioners meet as determined necessary on the fourth Wednesday of the month but not less than quarterly at 12 pm in the Housing Authority Office/Manor House Community Room located at 502 Farm Street, Bastrop, TX 78602.

Bastrop Housing Authority Staff



Brandy Spencer, Executive Director

Brandy has served as Executive Director of Bastrop Housing Authority since 1993 and is responsible for the overall operations of the Housing Authority.

Angel Cartwright, Housing Counselor

Angel has worked for Bastrop Housing Authority since 2003 and is primarily responsible lease enforcement, waiting list management and inspections in addition to various other duties.

Geri McCoy, Housing Specialist

Geri has worked for Bastrop Housing Authority since 2007 and is primarily responsible for administrative functions involving admission, annual and interim re-certifications in addition to various other duties.

Martin Galvan, Maintenance Mechanic

Martin has worked for Bastrop Housing Authority from 2004 to 2012 and returned to work at the agency in 2015. Martin is responsible for performing various maintenance-related tasks at all properties.

Michael Kresge, Maintenance Mechanic

Michael has worked for Bastrop Housing Authority since 2012. Michael is responsible for performing various maintenance related tasks at all properties.