Salt Lake City

Boards and Commissions

(801) 535-7743

Housing Advisory & Appeals Board

The Housing Advisory and Appeals Board seeks to improve housing and neighborhood conditions throughout the City by providing recommendations to Mayor Biskupski and City Council. The board also hears and decides appeals regarding deficiencies from housing inspections. All demolitions and landscape waivers, not in an historic district, must be approved by this board.

Agendas and Minutes

Bylaws and Governing Documents


Meeting Information

Second Wednesday of the month, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

City and County Building, Room 118, 451 S State, Salt Lake City


Member Qualifications

Mayor Biskupski and City Council aim to provide a balance of geographical, professional, neighborhood, and community representation when appointing members to the Housing Advisory and Appeals Board. There are ten members, each serving a four-year term. Each member may serve up to two full terms.

Powers and Duties

  • Decide appeals of housing inspections
  • Approve demolition requests not in historic districts
  • Conduct housing impact and landscape hearings
  • Recommend new procedures and ordinances regarding housing to City Council

Current Members

Council District Name Serving Since Term Expires
D3 William Littig 2019 2023
D4 Justin Neville 2015 2018
D4 Ross Wentworth 2019 2023
D5 Johnnae Nardone 2019 2023
D6 James Schwing 2013 2020
D6 Amanda Whiteley 2019 2023
D7 John Morgan 2015 2018

Contact Information

Scott Mikkelsen, Housing/Zoning Supervisor

(801) 535-6683 or scott.mikkelsen@slcgov.com

Elaine Carter, Office Facilitator

(801) 535-7950 or elaine.carter@slcgov.com