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NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING - VANCOUVER AFFORDABLE HOUSING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Chair of the Board of Vancouver Affordable Housing, has called a Special Meeting of the Board of Directors on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. at the VHA Main Street Office, 2500 Main Street, Vancouver, Washington. Attendance to the meeting is open to the public by appearing at the address above. The purpose of the meeting is the appointment of a new executive director and authorize him/her to execute documents previously approved.
REQUEST FOR GENERAL CONTRACTOR SERVICES
Housing Authority of the City of Vancouver, WA
DEADLINE FOR RESPONSE
Clark County Down Payment Grants Available
Clark County Down Payment Grants are available through Proud Ground. Information sessions will be held January 15th in Ridgefield and January 17th in Battle Ground. Learn more by downloading the information sheet.
URGENT NOTICE TO SECTION 8 APPLICANTS AND THOSE ON THE SECTION 8 WAITING LIST
The Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) learned on October 14, 2014 that its web site had been compromised. Applicants for Section 8 housing allowances were falsely asked to provide a personal credit card number to cover the cost of a credit check of $20.00 per month. This was a fraudulent attempt to secure personal credit card information and is not now and never has been a requirement of the Housing Authority. The web site has been corrected and all appropriate law enforcement and other agencies have been informed of the breach.
None of the personal information for Section 8 or Public Housing applicants or clients on the VHA data servers has been compromised. Only those individuals who followed the false link appearing on the web site and entered credit card information are affected.
If any Section 8 applicant or member of your family has provided credit card information as a result of the fraudulent request, please contact VHA at 360-993-9563. Also, please contact your credit card provider to cancel or protect your card. You are also encouraged to file a complaint with the Washington State Attorney General's office and read their information on identity theft.
General Contractor Responsibility Criteria Solicitations - Skyline Crest Unit Upgrades
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - Construction and Tax Credit Financing for Lincoln Place Apartments
2014 Moving to Work Annual Plan Approveby HUD
60 Minutes Story About Fighting Homelessness with Housing First
Bridgeview Early Childhood Development Program
Please select the link below to learn more about Lincoln Place.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - Replacement Public Housing Units - Update Oct. 16, 2013
Business Roster Solicitation
RENT REFORM PROGRAM NOW IN EFFECT
Beginning June 1, 2013, Vancouver Housing Authority assumes a minimum income of at least $9,000 per year for each work-able member of a household living in Low-Rent Public Housing or receiving a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher. Learn more about this program on the Rent Reform page.
ATTENTION PRIVATE DEVELOPERS/INVESTORS
VHA welcomes proposals from private developers/investors for the sale, master lease with option to purchase, or other disposition to VHA, of new or existing multifamily developments in Clark County, Washington. Preferred proposals will be for developments of between 120 and 180 units, located in employment growth areas and/or areas with a shortage of decent, safe and affordable housing. Proposals should include a description of the development in sufficient detail to permit VHA to evaluate the feasibility of operating the development to provide housing to low- and moderate-income persons. Please address inquiries to Troy Drawz, Development Director.
RESIDENT VOICES NEEDED!!
Have you ever wondered why the VHA operates the way it does, why it has the rules, regulations and policies it does and wished you could share your ideas about these subjects? Well, now is your opportunity! The Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) is recruiting residents for the Resident Advisory Board (RAB). The RAB provides the opportunity for residents to present input to the VHA on matters that affect them, including new policies and plans ~after all, who knows better what you need, what you want and what will assist you and your family the most?
The RAB is made up of Public Housing and Section 8 residents. It meets quarterly on the second Monday of the Month (for 2012 the meetings will be February 13; May 14; August 13 and November 12) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the VHA’s Administrative Offices at 2500 Main Street. Lunch is provided and transportation assistance is available.
We are looking for people who broadly represent the population of the VHA; if you are a Public Housing or Section 8 resident who cares about their housing and wants to make a difference…you are the perfect candidate for the RAB. Contact Syble at 993-9501 or email@example.com to have the application mailed to your home or click the links below to print application materials.
Notice of Waiting List Opening for Cherry Park Apartments, Designated for Persons with Physical Disabilities
Notice is hereby given that the waiting list for the new Cherry Park Apartments of the Vancouver Housing Authority is open immediately. This non-smoking building is designated for person(s) with physical disabilities and comprised of 13 one-bedroom accessible units located at 3200 NE 62nd Avenue, Vancouver, WA. The anticipated date of availability for occupancy is February 2013. You must be 18 years of age or older to be placed on the wait list. Income limit qualifications for a one bedroom unit range from $25,500 for one person to $29,200 for two people. Rents are based on 30% of adjusted household income. Available units will be offered to qualified waiting list applicants based on the date and time of application. Applications are available at the administrative office of the Vancouver Housing Authority located at 2500 Main Street, Vancouver, Washington 98660 during office hours from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, or on the VHA website at www.vhausa.com, or by calling (360) 993-9575.
WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT WHAT'S GOING ON WITH THE VHA?
The VHA is starting an e-newsletter, Housing Matters, with the first issue planned for March of 2013. The quarterly newsletter will keep you updated about VHA programs, new intiatives, and other important information. When you subscribe to the newsletter, you will also receive the VHA's annual Report to the Community. To subscribe to the newsletter and annual report, please provide your email address in the following link:
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