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Ferndale Housing Commission Hires New Executive Director

March 11th 2016

Ferndale Housing Commission Hires New Executive Director (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 11, 2016) Ferndale, MI – A new era is set to begin for the Ferndale Housing Commission as the New Executive Director starts Monday. Heather Van Poucker comes to the FHC from the Michigan Municipal League where she worked as Director, Information & Policy […]

Ferndale Housing Commission Selling Dodge Charger for $5,000

January 6th 2016

Ferndale Housing Commission Selling Dodge Charger for $5,000 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The folly of the former Ferndale Housing Commission Executive Director can mean a really nice ride for a lucky buyer. Former Director Deborah Wilson, who is now in jail for stealing prescription medication from residents, bought the fancy […]

Search is on for New Ferndale Housing Director, Wilson Settlement Reduced

November 23rd 2015

Search is on for New Ferndale Housing Director, Wilson Settlement Reduced (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2015) It’s been one year since the first rays of sunshine began to hit the shrouded operations of the Ferndale Housing Commission.  Subsequent months of media and HUD investigations brought to light a system of mistreatment, theft and oppression […]

Ferndale Housing Commission Discusses HUD Report, Sets Deadlines for Progress

July 12th 2015

Ferndale Housing Commission Discusses HUD Report, Sets Deadlines for Progress (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 12, 2015) With new members Dan Martin serving as President and Ann Heler serving as Vice President, the Ferndale Housing Commission is working hard to address the list of concerns brought forward by the HUD review that came out June 11. […]

New Ferndale Housing Commissioners Dive In to Solving Problems

May 24th 2015

New Ferndale Housing Commissioners Dive In to Solving Problems (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2015) Residents in the Ferndale Housing program got their first glimpse of progress Wednesday afternoon as two new Housing Commissioners took part in their first meeting. Resident Ann Heler and Councilperson Dan Martin came to the table with a wealth of […]

Housing Director Convicted of Entering Seniors Apts, Stealing Medication, Gets Probation

February 26th 2015

Housing Director Convicted of Entering Senior’s Apartments, Stealing Medication, Gets Probation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 26, 2015) Deborah Wilson, who stipulated to having entered the homes of three Ferndale Housing residents and stealing their prescription medication in late 2014, was sentenced on Feb 26 in Oakland County Circuit Court by Judge Denise Langford-Morris. Wilson pled […]