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8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Office: 360-423-3490
1415 S 10th St.
Kelso, WA 98626
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MISSION

To provide housing opportunities and coordination of needed social services to assist low and moderate income clients in their effort to attain economic self-sufficiency and to do so in a professional and efficient manner.

GOALS

Assist non-profit programs in efforts to provide housing with specialized services for homeless persons, chronically mentally ill, families in transition, elderly and other special needs groups.

Assist low-income families by providing new multi-family units at affordable rents.

To provide homeownership opportunities by utilizing the FSS (Family Self Sufficiency) Program and other programs that are available.    

 

Notifications/News:

Public Housing Waiting List Notice of Closure

Kelso Housing Authority 06/21/2019

Beginning June 21, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. the Kelso Housing Authority will close all wait lists for the Public Housing programs.

[PH Occupancy Guidebook, page 31.]  The PHA is permitted to close the waiting list, in whole or in part, if it has an adequate pool of families to fill its developments. The PHA may close the waiting list completely, or restrict intake by project, or by size and type of dwelling unit.

Admissions Continued Occupancy Policy 4-9 Closing the Waiting List The PHA will close the waiting list when the estimated waiting period for housing applicants on the list reaches 24 months for the most current applicants. Where the PHA has particular preferences or other criteria that require a specific category of family, the PHA may elect to continue to accept applications from these applicants while closing the waiting list to others.

 

Applications for the Public Housing program post-marked prior to June 28, 2019, will be accepted and placed on the waiting list.

The following waiting lists will remain closed until further notice:

  1. Public Housing Kelso Homes
  2. Public Housing Cowlitz Villa (Senior 62+ Property)
  3. Kalama Homes

If you have questions about this notice, please contact the Kelso Housing Authority at 360-423-3490. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                           

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