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Request for Public Comment – Public Housing Veterans’ Preference

2014 ACOP Public Comment Requested Veterans Preference 6-12-14 As part of the national effort to combat homelessness among veterans, CHA proposes to add a preference for veterans on their public housing wait list. This would give an extra boost up …

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60-Day Request for Public Comment on Public Housing Utility Allowance Schedule

Public Housing Agencies are required to annually review and if necessary update the utility allowances provided to residents who pay for utilities. Due to improvements funded by the Energy Performance Contract, utility usage at the family sites has changed in …

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Request for Public Comment on Revision to ACOP

Section 210 of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2014 requires public housing authorities to establish flat rents at no less than 80 percent of the fair market rent (FMR) effective June 1, 2014. This requires a …

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Request for Public Comment on Revision to ACOP

Section 210 of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2014 requires public housing authorities to establish flat rents at no less than 80 percent of the fair market rent (FMR) effective June 1, 2014. This requires a …

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Public Comment Invited on Proposed 2014 ACOP

CHA is inviting public comment on proposed changes to the Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP). The changes will be discussed at the February 6, 2014 Resident Advisory Board meeting and at the March 18th Board Meeting. See the calendar …

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Housing 101

Navigate your clients through the choppy waters of subsidized housing! We’ll map your course into the Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8, Public Housing and other housing programs. Meet the people who do intake for each program and find out what to …

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The Resident Advisory Board

We are now taking applications for the 2014 Resident Advisory Board. All Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 and Public Housing participants are eligible to serve on the board. Make a difference in your community! RAB Application FY2014

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Public Notice of Proposed Changes to the Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher Administrative Plan

The Columbia Housing Authority (CHA) is requesting public comment on proposed changes to Housing choice Voucher Section 8 Administrative Plan.  These changes are proposed to take effect August 20, 2013 and will be discussed by the Resident Advisory Board on …

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Public Housing Policy Revisions – Request for Public Comment

CHA needs to update some of its public housing policies and is inviting the public to view and comment on the proposed changes. To view a full summary of the proposed revisions, please click RAB Agenda Packet 3-7-13. The summary …

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CHA Launches a New Website

We’re excited to announce that Columbia Housing Authority has launched a new website.  We’re still at the same address, but with a whole new look, as helpful and informative as our staff. Now you can find all the information you’re looking for …

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