Pattison named to Clermont County Housing Authority

Clermont Common Pleas Court Judge Thomas Herman administers the oath of office to George Pattison, as a new board member of the Clermont Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Milford attorney and former Clermont County Prosecutor George Pattison has been appointed to serve on the Clermont County Metropolitan Housing Authority Board.

Clermont County Common Pleas Court judges appointed Pattison to the term that runs through March 14, 2016.

“The court is pleased that George Pattison accepted this appointment. His experience with the legal community will be invaluable on the board,” said Clermont Common Pleas Judge Thomas Herman, after swearing Pattison in for his new duties on Wednesday, February 16, 2011. “The position is unpaid and requires a significant amount of time and energy.”

Currently in private practice, Pattison is a former Clermont County prosecutor, assistant prosecutor, village and township solicitor/counsel, and teacher. He is active in numerous law and civic organizations and has received many local and state awards for his service to the community.

The Clermont Metropolitan Housing Authority Board oversees the agency that helps low income families secure affordable housing opportunities while striving to achieve self-sufficiency and improve the quality of their lives. The Housing Authority currently maintains 219 public housing units and administers 891 Section 8 units throughout Clermont County.

The Clermont County Metropolitan Housing Authority is governed by a five-member board appointed by the Board of Clermont County Commissioners, Common Pleas Court judges, the Judge of Probate Court, and the City of Milford. The Clermont Metropolitan Housing Authority Board plans for the future of the agency, establishes policies and budgets, and monitors the Authority’s finances.