Sharon Jasper
President/HANO’s Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) Resident Council

Sharon Jasper is the President of HANO’s Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) Resident Council. She was a resident of the former St. Bernard Public Housing Development for over 40 years, and has been involved in the affordable housing movement for the past 15 years. As a newly-appointed Board of Commissioner, Ms. Jasper will continue to advocate for safe and affordable housing for all residents while working closely with HANO, Mayor Cantrell, and her fellow commissioners.

In her current role, Ms. Jasper works closely with seven resident leaders to represent over 18,000 participating HCVP families. Originally launched in 2013, the Council strives to improve the quality of life and satisfaction of HCVP residents across the city while also fostering open communication between HANO, residents, landlords, and caseworkers.

Ms. Jasper is also a dedicated community leader with a strong commitment to improving the quality of life for individuals and families across the city. She previously served as President of HANO’s Resident Council from 2000 to 2001. Ms. Jasper is also a proud member of the St. Bernard Community Baptist Church, serving as the Vice President of the Usher Board and a member of the Women of Faith organization.