Niagara Falls Housing Authority Selects New Executive Director

(Niagara Falls, NY) – The Niagara Falls Housing Authority Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Clifford Scott as its Executive Director effective Monday, July 1, 2019.

Mr. Scott comes to the Authority with an extensive portfolio in public housing.  He has held CEO positions with the Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority, Omaha Housing Authority and Atlantic City Housing Authority.  Mr. Scott also has considerable experience in managing the Housing Choice Voucher Program; especially in his capacity as the New York State director of this program.

A native of Grand Island, New York, Mr. Scott earned his Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree from SUNY at Buffalo.  Mr. Scott will be leading the Authority as Ms. Patricia Barone is retiring at the end of July with over 32 years of service. Ms. Barone served the Authority as its Deputy Executive Director for 18 years prior to assuming the positions of Acting and Interim Executive Director for the past three years.