Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority doesn't look far to find new leader

Posted at 8:03 PM, Sep 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-20 20:03:16-04

It turns out the next executive director of the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority, is already executive director.

The BMHA announced Thursday that the interim tag is being taken away from Gillian Brown.

Brown, who's also in his second stint as general counsel for the organization, takes over for Dawn Sanders-Garrett, who suddenly resigned in March.

Her resignation, followed multiple reports by 7 Eyewitness News, concerning safety concerns and poor management at several BMHA housing complexes.

Brown was one of three finalists interviewed by the BMHA Board of Commissioners. The board said it chose Brown because it's confident he and his team are on the right track.

The terms and conditions of Brown's employment are being finalized. The board said they will be put up for vote in October.

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