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Housing Commission Mission

The purpose of the Housing Commission is to recognize, promote, enhance, encourage, and develop a balanced and diverse supply of housing to meet the economic, social, and physical needs of the City of Manchester and its residents. The Commission was created by the Board of Mayor and Alderman in 2022 to ensure the recommendations from the 2021 Affordable Housing Taskforce Report were carried out.



The Manchester Housing Commission is a volunteer, advisory board consisting of five regular members and two alternates. All members are appointed by the Board of Mayor & Alderman and serve three-year terms.


Regular Members:

Peter Capano (Chair)

Jessica Margeson 

Kate Marquis (Clerk)

Joseph Wichert

Ashley Marcoux

- Term expires January 1, 2025


Nick Gray

Joede Brown

- Term expires January 1, 2025



The Housing Commission currently meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 5pm in the Walter Stiles Conference Room on the second floor of City Hall. Occasionally, the Commission may move to a larger room. A room change will be noted on the meeting agenda. Each meeting is recorded and available on-demand through Manchester Public Television.


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