San Diego Mayor
The Mayor of the City of San Diego appoints the seven members of the SDHC Board of Commissioners, subject to confirmation by the San Diego City Council.
In addition, the Mayor served as the Chair of the Housing Authority of the City of San Diego until January 1, 2006, when the City of San Diego implemented a Mayor-Council (“Strong Mayor”) form of governance.
The Housing Authority of the City of San Diego has final authority over SDHC’s budget and major policy changes.
Under the “Strong Mayor” form of governance in the City, SDHC continues to work collaboratively with the Mayor, as well as the City Council, which also serves as the Housing Authority.
Mayors of the City of San Diego
Kevin L. Faulconer (2014 – Present)
Todd Gloria (interim) (2013 – 2014)
Bob Filner (2012 – 2013)
Jerry Sanders (2005 – 2012)
Dick Murphy (2000 – 2005)
Susan Golding (1993 – 2000)
Maureen O’Connor (1986 – 1993)
Ed Struiksma (acting) (1985 – 1986)
Roger Hedgecock (1983 – 1986)
Pete Wilson (1971 – 1983)