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About the Chattanooga Housing Authority

 

The Chattanooga Housing Authority (CHA) opened our doors in 1938 to provide public housing and urban development programs to residents in Chattanooga and Hamilton County.

 

Our organization has a seven-member Board of Commissioners.  Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor of Chattanooga and are appointed to five-year terms.  The Executive Director of the CHA serves as Secretary to the Board and is responsible for our agency.  

 

We employ approximately 140 employees.

 

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE 
CHATTANOOGA HOUSING AUTHORITY
PUBLICATION OF AGENCY 2021 ANNUAL PLAN & FIVE-YEAR PLAN DRAFT
&
PUBLIC HEARING ON 2021 ANNUAL PLAN & FIVE-YEAR PLAN DRAFT


The Board of Commissioners, the governing body of the Chattanooga Housing Authority, announces the publication of its draft 2021 Agency Plan and Five-Year Plan.

 

The CHA will accept written comments/suggestions about the published draft plans for 45 days.  Written comments may be emailed to ed@chahousing.org or mailed/hand delivered to the attention of Kristine Seaman, CHA, 801 North Holtzclaw Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404.  The CHA will accept written comments through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 20, 2020.

The CHA will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. at the Central Office of the Chattanooga Housing Authority (CHA), 801 N. Holtzclaw Ave., Chattanooga, TN  37404, where and at which time and place said Board will receive public comments on the Agency’s Draft 2021 Agency Plan and Five-Year Plan, including all written comments received during the 45-day comment period.  

The Plan and all related documents will be posted on October 7, 2020 at CHA Central Office; all CHA locations; the public library; Mayor’s Office; City Community Development Office; and the CHA website HERE.  
 

Contact Information
Main Phone

 

423-752-4893
Main Office Address

Chattanooga Housing Authority
801N Holtzclaw Ave

Chattanooga, TN 37404

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Email/Telephone

 

Executive Director

ed@chahousing.org

 

Human Resources

hr@chahousing.org

 

Public Safety Police Chief

policechief@chahousing.org

Legal Counsel

iike@chahousing.org

Tele/Fax: (423) 752-4895

HCVP/Section 8 Director

tcarpenter@chahousing.org

Tele: (423) 752-4833

LIPH/Public Housing Director

msabin@chahousing.org

Tele: (423)752-4164

 

Meeting of the Board of Commissioners

 

The CHA Board Meets:

Last Tuesday of the Month

12:30 pm

CHA Board Room

The CHA desires to be proactive in its response to the COVID-19 virus threat. Please note the following changes to CHA’s business operations. 

UPDATE: Regarding "In-Person meetings" 6/8/2020

Effective June 15, 2020, CHA will schedule in-person meetings with CHA residents, HCVP participants, applicants, landlords, and/or other people upon request.  CHA staff will determine if the in-person meeting is necessary or if the issue may be handled over the phone.  

 

Requirements to expect if you attend an in-person meeting:

 

  1. Temperature check

  2. Wear a face covering

  3. Certify that you have not been in contact with someone who has COVID-19 and you are not experiencing flu-like symptoms

 

The meeting space will be disinfected immediately prior to the meeting and following the meeting. 

 

Only the meeting attendee and others as required by CHA staff and/or HUD regulations shall be admitted into the meeting room.

  • Central Office and Public Housing management offices are closed to public access but dropboxes are available at office locations.

  • Residents and applicants are encouraged to mail documents to the CHA in place of visiting the offices. 

  • Staff members will be available to respond to emails and telephone calls.

  • Public Housing resident  work order responses will be limited to emergency/necessary situations.

  • The CHA will not perform HCVP inspections during this period.

These measures may be modified over the next days/weeks.  Updates will be available on this website and on CHA’s Facebook Page.

Due to COVID-19 concerns all public hearings will be streamed on Facebook Live as well

Pay Your Public Housing Rent Online CLICK HERE

Newsroom

Chattanooga Housing Authority

 

Chartered in 1938, the Chattanooga Housing Authority exists to provide safe, decent, affordable housing; while promoting those community service programs that encourage the education, personal development, and wealth building capabilities of the residents and participants we serve, in the most customer friendly, cost-effective manner.

 

© 2016 Chattanooga Housing Authority.