Durham Housing Authority

Anthony Scott, Chief Executive Officer
330 E. Main Street
Durham, NC
(919) 638-1551
(919) 683-1237
About Us

Public Housing, impact of congressional decisions on public housing, RAD, Moving to Work Agencies, Grants, Tax Credits; Community Health and Education initiatives; CHOICE Neighborhoods, Purpose-Built Communities, Innovative Programs -- Technology.


Durham County Commissioners, Downtown Durham, Inc., Durham Police Department, Urban Ministries, City of Durham (Workforce Development, City Council, Mayor's Office);  Families Moving Forward, Duke University, North Carolina Central University, Alliance Behavior Health, Durham Tech






By The numbers

Public Housing Units 1065
Vouchers 2870
Total Units 3935


Children Served 1806
Disabled Served 533
Seniors Served 340
Veterans Served (VASH) 117
RAD Units 477

Latest News

9.14.23 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
HUD announced $800,000 in funding for Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) initiative at 18 PHAs in 12 different states, including three CLPHA members: Housing Authority of Snohomish County, Durham Housing Authority, and Wilmington, DE Housing Authority. This funding opportunity will fund...
9.12.23 Awards/Grants
CLPHA Members Receive over $26.9 Million in Awards HUD announced a total of $157 million in awards to PHAs for remediating housing-related hazards such as lead-based paint, carbon monoxide, mold, radon, fire...
5.2.23 Members Making News
This month, the Durham Housing Authority and partners cut the ribbon on The Joyce, an 80-unit apartment complex, the first new construction community of a $1 billion, 2,500 unit plan to bring much-needed housing to Durham. The Joyce is named in honor of pioneering trailblazer Joyce T. Nichols...
9.19.22 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News
HUD announced today that the City of Durham, NC and the Durham Housing Authority (DHA), a CLPHA member, have been awarded a $40 million Choice Neighborhoods Implementation (CNI) Grants for fiscal year 2021. CLPHA congratulates DHA on this remarkable honor! The grant will help fund the...
5.4.22 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA is pleased to announce that during its April 2022 board meeting, four new public housing authority (PHA) executive directors were appointed to CLPHA’s board: Janet Abrahams, President & CEO, Housing Authority of Baltimore City Vivian Brady-Phillips, Executive Director, Jersey City...
1.12.22 Members Making News
From the Durham Housing Authority's press release: The Durham Housing Authority (DHA) is excited to announce the selection of development partners on three downtown area sites. These three sites are the second phase of its DHA Downtown and Neighborhood Plan (DDNP). The sites combine for 37+ acres...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
11.22.19 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced $99 million in new Mainstream Voucher awards to 285 PHAs including 26 CLPHA members, who received $25.9 million and a combined 2,462 vouchers. CLPHA advocated for larger award amounts in the second competition and we are pleased to see there have been increased allocations of up...
3.7.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy, Members Making News
Durham Housing Authority CEO Anthony Scott testified on behalf of CLPHA today before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies during a hearing titled, “Stakeholder Perspectives: Affordable Housing Production.” In his written...
3.5.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Durham Housing Authority CEO Anthony Scott will testify before Congress this Thursday on behalf of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities during a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and...

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