Housing Authority Board

About the Housing Authority Board

Queen Anne’s County’s Housing Authority was established by Article 44A of the Annotated Code of Maryland and was approved by the County Commissioners on July 1, 1988. The purpose of the Housing Authority is to provide decent, safe and affordable housing for the residents of Queen Anne’s County.

They may acquire, own, lease and operate housing projects and provide for the construction, reconstruction, improvement, alteration or repair of any housing project; make rent subsidy payments to or on behalf of persons of eligible income, investigate into living, dwelling and housing conditions, and into the means and methods of improving such conditions, and other related tasks.


Date Appointed
Term Expiration
JoAnne N. BriceOctober 29, 2018June 30, 2023
Richard D. Cira
June 14, 2016
June 30, 2021
James Holley
January 21, 2003
June 30, 2019
James Hynson
January 1, 1988June 30, 2020
Tonya Johnson
September 12, 2000June 30, 2020


The Housing Authority oversees the following five housing developments:

  • Fisher Manor: 25 unit large family housing
  • Foxxtown: 40 unit senior housing
  • Grasonville Terrace: 38 unit senior housing
  • Riverside Estates: 23 unit small family housing
  • Terrapin Grove: 92 unit senior housing

By-laws (PDF)