Omaha Housing Authority

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Omaha Housing Authority, or OHA, is the government agency responsible for providing public housing in Omaha, Nebraska. It is the parent organization of Housing in Omaha, Inc., a nonprofit housing developer for low-income housing.

About[edit]

OHA contracts with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide low income people housing through rent subsidies and through 2700 public housing units and over 3700 Section 8 units.[1]

Governance[edit]

OHA is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the Omaha City Council. Commissioners serve staggered five-year terms, setting policies governing the operations of OHA and directing current and future programs. OHA contracts with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide low income people housing through rent subsidies and through 2700 public housing units and over 4413 Section 8 units.[2]

Properties[edit]

Housing in Omaha, Inc.[edit]

Housing in Omaha, Inc. is a non-profit affiliate corporation of the Omaha Housing Authority. HIO is a separate corporation which owns and operates its own housing units under the Section 8 New Construction program since 1979. Clifford Scott is the current Chief Executive Officer.[3]

Properties[edit]

  • Ernie Chambers Court at 4401 North 21st Street
  • Bayview Apartments at 1234 South 13th Street
  • Farnam Building at 1613 Farnam Street
  • North Omaha Homes at 4401 North 21st Street
  • Security Building at 305 South 16th Street
  • Crown Creek at 4401 North 21st Street

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us," Omaha Housing Authority. Clifford Scott is the current Chief Executive Officer. Retrieved 8/18/07.
  2. ^ "About Us," Omaha Housing Authority. Retrieved 8/18/07.
  3. ^ Housing in Omaha. Omaha Housing Authority. Retrieved 8/18/07.