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PHA Annual Plan & Budget


Each year, the Columbia Housing Authority develops an Annual Plan and Budget.  A Five-Year Plan is developed every five years.  These plans provide an overview of the management and operation of the housing authority and also include the CHA operating budget and Capital Fund budget.


The CHA Board of Commissioners held two public hearings on these documents at their regular monthly meetings held on the following dates:

The public hearings began at 5:30 p.m. on these dates. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these hearing were held as virtual meetings using the Zoom video conferencing application.  Those with computers with cameras were able join with video and audio.  Those without video access were able listen and participate using computer audio or telephone.  Those wishing to participate were required to request an invitation to participate in the meeting by sending an email request to: at least four (4) hours prior to the start of the meeting.


Written public comment was also be accepted until October 13, 2020 and  addressed to:

Mr. Bob Hutton, Chair
Board of Commissioners
Columbia Housing Authority
201 Switzler Street
Columbia, MO  65203

Written comments could also be sent by email to:

These annual planning and budgeting documents are available for public review at the following locations:

  • CHA Administration Building, 201 Switzler Street
  • The CHA Family Self-Sufficiency Center inside the J.W. “Blind” Boone Community Center, 301 North Providence Road

These documents were posted for a 45 day public comment period and were reviewed by the CHA Resident Advisory Board.




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