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Chief Executive Officer Position Opening

  January 14, 2021 The CHA Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of the Chief Executive Officer for the Columbia Housing Authority. Under the general direction of the Board of Commissioners, the Chief …

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RFP for Executive Search/Recruitment Services

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Executive Search/Recruitment Services Sealed Proposals Accepted Until Friday, November 6, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m. Central Time PROPOSALS RECEIVED AFTER THIS DATE AND TIME WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED   Columbia Housing Authority (CHA) is seeking proposals from qualified executive …

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Public Comment Requested – CHA Annual & 5-Year Plan, FYE2021 Budget, & 2020-2024 Capital Fund Budget

PUBLIC COMMENT The Board of Commissioners of the Columbia Housing Authority (CHA) is requesting public comment on the following CHA planning documents for FYE2021. FYE2021 Annual PHA Plan and Five-Year Plan FYE2021 Operating and Capital Fund Budgets These annual planning …

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History of Fair Housing in Columbia

Our Journey to Fair Housing The year 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA). This piece of civil rights legislation declared it illegal to discriminate based on certain protected characteristics illegal in …

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Find Available Rental Properties That Accept Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers

The CHA has a new on-line listing service of rental properties that will accept a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher.  Click on the link below to go to the My Affordable Rental web site to find available properties. My Affordable …

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List Your Property On-Line With the CHA

The Columbia Housing Authority is pleased to offer a new on-line service to landlords in Columbia and Boone County who accept Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and wish to list their properties with the CHA. The on-line web page is …

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CHA Video – Public Housing Renovations and Resident Services

The Columbia Housing Authority is pleased to share a short video with you about the renovation of our public housing properties and the services provided by the CHA to promote family self-sufficiency and independent living. Columbia Housing Authority Video – …

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Resources for Landlords and Tenants Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

  Here are links to Resources for Landlords & Tenants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Emergency Rental Arrears Program for Landlords.  The Missouri Emergency Rental Arrears Program (ERAP) provides financial support for landlords and renters who are struggling due to …

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CHA Families Benefit from Family Self-Sufficiency Program

  Columbia, Missouri – June 21, 2017:  Families receiving housing assistance through the Columbia Housing Authority (CHA) have benefitted significantly from the opportunities and support provided through the HUD-funded Family Self-Sufficiency Program.  The CHA currently has 135 families participating in …

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Family Self-Sufficiency Graduate Buys First Home

Press Release:  cha-family-self-sufficiency-graduate-buys-first-home-2016-09-23   Meghan Foster, the Columbia Housing Authority’s newest homeowner will be honored as the Testimonial Speaker at the Money Smart Graduation Ceremony on September 26, 2016.  Ms. Foster will share how she developed a plan for self-sufficiency …

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