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The CHA is accepting applications for the newly renovated Bear Creek Apartments.
• 1, 2, 3, & 4 Bedroom Units Available
• Modern Newly Renovated Units
• Rent Based on Income *
• Low Initial Security Deposit
• Energy Efficient & New Appliances
• Washer & Dryer Hookups
• Park & Laundry Facility
• Resident Services & Family Self-Sufficiency Programs
* Qualified applicants must be low-income.

Apply now at:

The Columbia Housing Authority
201 Switzler Street, Columbia
(573) 443-2556

You Should Know

CHA provides housing assistance to over 1,900 families in Columbia and Boone County.

Families pay 30% of their adjusted household income for rent.

Our Family Self-Sufficiency Programs help families develop five-year plans for self-sufficiency.

Contact Us

201 Switzler St.
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-2556 phone
(800) 735-2966 TTY Relay

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 Executive Officer (CEO) is an executive leadership position with overall responsibility for the administrative and professional work involved in planning, directing, and coordinating CHA’s affordable housing programs and related supportive services.



The initial review of resumes will occur on Monday, February 22, 2021.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of six professional references:

CPS HR Consulting is conducting the search process and all inquiries should be directed to:

Phone:  916-471-3325

Resumes will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this brochure. Candidates deemed to possess the most relevant qualifications will be invited to participate in an interview with the consultant in late February. Subsequently, the most qualified candidates will be invited to interview with the CHA Board in early-March. An appointment is tentatively expected by late March, following the completion of in-depth reference and background checks to be coordinated with the successful candidate.