About - Housing Authority WHA

About

ABOUT THE WASHINGTON HOUSING AUTHORITY

Our goal of is to provide safe and decent rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Public Housing comes in all sizes and types, from scattered single family houses to high rise apartments for elderly families. There are approximately 1.2 million households living in public housing units, managed by about 3,300 Housing Authorities. HUD administers federal aid to local housing agencies that manage the housing for low-income residents at rents they can afford. HUD furnishes technical and professional assistance in planning, developing and managing these developments along with the Housing Authority.

OUR MISSION

Our Housing Authority exist to promote quality affordable housing and superior customer service, while providing neighborhoods our residents can feel safe in. With the dedication and commitment of our professional staff, we will continue to work to accomplish the many tasks necessary to serve our communities.

Washington Housing Authority owns and manages 383 public housing units in the City of Washington. In addition, Washington Housing Authority provides Section 8.

Our Housing Authority exist to promote quality affordable housing and superior customer service, while providing neighborhoods our residents can feel safe in.

“Providing safe, decent, sanitary and affordable housing to low and moderate- income families, and to promote personal responsibility and self-sufficiency of residents while maintaining the fiscal integrity of the Housing Authorities.”