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Are housing authorities non-profit?

Answer

Public Housing Authorities or Agencies are not-for-profits, charted under their state’s laws.

PHAs have solid ties with HUD, state and local governments, but they are considered as independent agencies that work to provide housing for low-income families, elderly citizens, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

More Housing Authority FAQs from Low Income Households

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  • Are housing offices open during a federal holiday?
  • How can I find out the area the housing authority serves (jurisdiction)?
  • What is an income limit?
  • Are housing authorities government agencies?