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CHA Responsibilities

CHA Responsibilities

  • Pay property owner in a timely manner.
  • Regularly evaluate family eligibility.
  • Inspect units at least once annually.
  • Investigate potential fraud or program abuse by tenants or landlords.
  • Provide quality customer service to HCV landlords and tenants.
  • Notify landlord of any change in subsidy amount.
  • Maintains waitlists, conducts criminal background checks, reviews applications for the HCV Program, certifies program eligibility and determines continued eligibility.
  • Explains and provides information about program policies and procedures to current and prospective landlords and families.
  • Monitors program performance and compliance of participants and owners.


The Section 8 Waiting List is now open!
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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