Affordable Housing

Milton supports Lawrence City Commission commitment for the Built for Zero resolution end to homelessness in five years, and to end chronic homelessness in our community by January 1, 2023. Milton spent over 20 years with the Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority as Director of Programs and Property Management, and was Executive Director of the Kansas City, Kansas Housing Authority. Over the years he has worked with local community housing providers and partners. Milton is the only city commission candidate that has administered affordable housing programs including programs for people experiencing homelessness. Milton has successfully administered and written grants for federal programs including Moving to Work (MTW), Transitional Housing, public housing, and Section 8.  Milton oversaw the HOPE House program that housed chronically homeless individuals with dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance abuse.