Richard Garcia has served as a Housing Manager and Assistant Manager for the Housing Authority of New Haven since 2012 and currently holds the Public Housing Manager Certification (PHM). Prior to that he has served as a maintenance technician at HANH since 2006. During his years as a maintenance technician, Mr. Garcia also served as a Union President of Local 713 of AFSCME, Council 4, representing members of the clerical and maintenance department at HANH from 2008 -2011. In his current capacity, Mr. Garcia has managed the delivery of housing authority services to ensure compliance with finance, operations, Tax Credit Redevelopment, RAD Conversions, performing REAC and UPCS inspections, as well as compliance with HUD regulations at the local, state and federal level. Garcia is currently a member of the Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (CONN/NAHRO).