A Confusing Situation
LIBERTY. March 5, 2015 - In hopes of providing some clarity in a very confusing situation that no one seems to know all that much about but is frequently being mentioned in the news media is the situation involving the Liberty County Housing Authority. County Commissioners recently replaced the entire board of the Liberty County Housing Authority and the board now has a new director to lead them. The former director was Willie Carter.
Now an obligation to pay for bonded indebtedness of the Madison Square Apartments in Dayton that has not been met has been alleged and a second entity is being mentioned. That entity is the Liberty County Housing Development Corporation.
According to Corporation filings with the Texas Secretary of States Office the non profit Liberty County Housing Development Corporation was created in 1998 and its purpose, from the corporation filings is as follows.
The purpose of the Corporation is to assist The Housing Authority of Liberty County, Texas in financing, refinancing, or otherwise assisting in the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, renovation, repair, equipping, furnishing, and placement in service of public facilities of behalf of the Authority. The corporation shall have an possess the broadest possible powers under the Act, including those necessary to own and operate such facilities and to finance the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, renovation, repair, equipping, furnishing and placement in service of public facilities on behalf of the Authority under the terms of the Act.
The Board of Directors of the Liberty County Housing Development Corporation consisting of long time community leaders are identified in the corporate filings in 1998 as follows.
The names of the incorporators are as follows.
County Commissioners and the Board of the Liberty County Housing Authority have taken actions and it is time for someone to get to the bottom of and explain the problem if in fact there is one.
Click HERE to view corporate filing.