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Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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

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:

“HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE CURRENTLY TAKING STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION AND SPREAD OF COVID-19 (“CORONAVIRUS”) INTO COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. HOUSING PROVIDERS, INCLUDING ORGANIZATIONS THAT RUN CONTINUUMS OF CARE AND SHELTERS, AS WELL AS THE GENERAL PUBLIC, CAN PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THIS EFFORT.”

“THROUGH COLLABORATION AND COORDINATION WITH STATE AND LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, HOUSING PROVIDERS CAN DISSEMINATE CRITICAL INFORMATION AND PREPARE TO TAKE ADDITIONAL STEPS TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, SHOULD STATE AND LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS IDENTIFY SUCH A NEED.”

-HUD

 

KELSO HOUSING AUTHORITY IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO THE COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS).

AT THIS TIME, WE HAVE LIMITED STAFF AT THE MAIN OFFICE. SOME OF KHA STAFF MEMBERS ARE WORKING AT OUR SATELLITE OFFICES.  KHA MAINTENANCE WILL BE DOING EMERGENT WORK ORDERS ONLY.    A EMERGENCY WORK ORDER, YOU WILLNEED TO CALL  360-423-3490 AND PRESS 5.   

IF YOU RENT FROM KELSO HOUSING AUTHORITIES PROPERTIES, PLEASE MAIL YOUR RENT OR DROP OFF AT MAIN OFFICE IN DROP BOX. 

 BELOW IS A LIST OF EACH COORDINATORS EXTENSIONS: 

SHELLY (HCVP/S8 /Public Housing Property Manager)- 203

LIMAYRI (PUBLIC HOUSING COORDINATOR)- 205

LADONNA (FSS COORDINATOR)- 209

BRENDA (ROSS COORDINATOR)-206

IF YOUR HOUSEHOLD HAS BEEN AFFECTED BY THE COVID-19, (EX. TEMPORARY JOB LOSS, REDUCTION OF HOURS) PLEASE PICK UP PAPERWORK AT THE MAIN OFFICE.  A CHANGE OF CIRCUMSTANCES AND EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION FORM IN THE BOX ON THE BENCH. YOU CAN MAIL BOTH FORMS BACK, OR YOU CAN PUT THEM IN AN ENVELOPE AND PUT IN THE BLACK BOX BEFORE THE 20TH OF THE MONTH.

 FORMS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY THE 20TH FOR THE CHANGE TO GO INTO EFFECT ON 4/1/2020.

 

Units for Rent:

KHA is accepting applications for the Chinook and Columbia Apartments.  Both apartments face the Cowlitz River and close to shopping, resturants and medical needs. 

The Chinook Apartments have no rental assistance attached to them and tenant pays full $564.00 rent.  WSG is included in rent. Please  call the office at 360-423-3490 to request an application. 

Columbia Apartments rental cost varies per unit. Please contact office for details. 

 

 

                                                                                                                           

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