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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.

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

www.columbiaha.com

Category Archives: The Latest from CHA

Randy Cole Named New CEO of the Housing Authority

The Columbia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the appointment of Randy Cole as the new CEO of the Columbia Housing Authority (CHA).  Mr. Cole will start his position on May 3, 2021.  For more information please …

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Public Comment Requested – CHA Five-Year Plan & Annual PHA Plan

PUBLIC COMMENT The Board of Commissioners of the Columbia Housing Authority (CHA) is requesting public comment on the following CHA planning documents for FYE2021. FYE2022  Five-Year Plan and Annual PHA Plan  These annual planning and budgeting documents are available for …

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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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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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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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CHA Awarded Funds to Promote Family Self-Sufficiency

Columbia, Missouri, July 18, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $103,675 to the Columbia Housing Authority (CHA) to promote Family Self-Sufficiency.  This grant is part of an allocation of $75 million nationwide to …

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Dedication Celebration Planned for the Patriot Place Apartments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Patriot Place Dedication Press Release 160512 Columbia, Missouri, May 12, 2016 – The Columbia Housing Authority and the Truman VA are hosting a Dedication Celebration to mark the completion of the Patriot Place Apartments for Veterans.  …

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Local Banks Donate Over $80,000 to Help Furnish Patriot Place

A group of local banks has committed $81,434 to purchase furnishings for 13 apartments and the construction of a picnic pavilion and other amenities for Patriot Place, a new apartment complex for veterans created through a partnership of the Columbia …

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Fair Housing & Lending Seminar – 4/8/16

  The City Of Columbia is sponsoring a Fair Housing & Lending Seminar on Friday, April 8, 2016 from 8:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at City Hall, 701 East Broadway. Fair Housing & Lending Seminar Information Co-Sponsors Include: The Columbia …

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