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NOW LEASING - BEAR CREEK APARTMENTS

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

www.columbiaha.com

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Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:         Housing Choice Voucher Program REPORTS TO:                                 Director of Housing Choice Voucher Programs POSTING:                                        Internal and External Salary Range Minimum Maximum ANNUAL: $34,800 $39,800 MONTHLY: $2,900 $3,3156 BI-WEEKLY: $1,338 $1,530 HOURLY: $16.73 $19.13               …

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Request for Public Comment on Revision to CHA ACOP & Admin Plan

Public Comment Requested Proposed Changes to the Public Housing Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP) and the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Plan 2021.07 Public Notice ACOP and ADMIN 2021.07 Summary of Revisions ACOP and ADMIN     …

9th July 2021 Comments Off on Request for Public Comment on Revision to CHA ACOP & Admin Plan

RAB Meeting Agenda Packet 07-15-21

Resident Advisory Board Meeting  Open Meeting Notice CHA Resident Advisory Board Meeting Agenda Date: Thursday, July 15, 2021 Time: 5:00 p.m. Location: Paquin Tower Community Room @ 1201 Paquin Street RAB_Agenda_2021-07-15

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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 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 …

28th August 2020 Comments Off on Public Comment Requested – CHA Annual & 5-Year Plan, FYE2021 Budget, & 2020-2024 Capital Fund Budget

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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