Oklahoma City Housing Authority
Mark Gillett, Executive Director
1700 NE 4th Street
Oklahoma City, OK
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 2920
Total Units 7660
4.4.23 Members Making News
From an op ed in The Oklahoman written by Mark Gillett, executive director of the Oklahoma City Housing Authority, and Dan Straughan, Terri White, Jennifer Goodrich: Our city is on the cusp of an investment that will change the lives and futures of thousands of people. Oklahoma City has over...
2.22.23 Members Making News
Rep. Tom Cole, New House Appropriations Committee Vice-Chair and THUD Subcommittee Chair, Visits Oklahoma City Housing Authority
Earlier this month, U.S. Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) visited the Oklahoma City Housing Authority (OCHA). Rep. Cole, who serves as Vice Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and as Chairman of its Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD...
2.7.23 Members Making News
MAPS 4 board approves millions to fight homelessness in Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City Housing Authority)
From ABC 5 News Oklahoma City: Millions of dollars were approved on Thursday to fight homelessness through Oklahoma City's MAPS 4 program. The plan included a partnership with the Oklahoma City Housing Authority to add more than 500 supportive and transitional units, preserve 1,500 public housing...
1.6.23 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News
CLPHA Members Receive One-Fourth of All Awards HUD announced the award of $24.7 million to 98 PHAs for providing non-elderly persons with disabilities with permanent affordable housing. The assistance will be provided through the Section 811 Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program, and...
10.11.22 Members Making News
Science Museum Oklahoma offering mobile after-school program for low-income students (Oklahoma City Housing Authority)
From KFOR News Oklahoma: A popular local museum is now offering after-school programming for students living in low-income housing. Science Museum Oklahoma has entered into a partnership with the Oklahoma City Housing Authority to provide after-school programming for students living in OCHA...
5.4.22 Members Making News
From The Journal Record: The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a revised resolution providing $1.25 million to help build one of the largest affordable housing developments in decades. The Oklahoma City Housing Authority and its nonprofit arm, the Community Enhancement Corp., requested...
4.20.22 Members Making News
EARTH DAY 2022: PHAs’ Unique Roles in their Communities Drive Environmental Justice and Racial Equity Efforts
At the first Earth Day celebration in 1970, the focus was on environmental education and protection. 52 years later, the environmental movement understands that the most vulnerable and communities of color are often the first and most affected by climate instability and change. Because public...
4.20.22 Members Making News
Northeast OKC housing development’s construction could begin by fall (Oklahoma City Housing Authority)
From The Journal Record: Construction of an affordable housing development that has been in the planning stages for years could begin by fall if the Oklahoma City Council approves needed funding next week. Phase One of the three-phase Creston Park Neighborhood Affordable Housing Project in...
1.26.22 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
Video: CLPHA Members Help Residents with Center for Disaster Philanthropy COVID-19 Resident Support Grants
In November 2020, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) was awarded a grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy to help our public housing authority (PHA) members better protect and serve vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. CLPHA conducted a competitive...
1.12.22 Members Making News
Week of Giving: Partnerships help make sure Oklahomans in need have good food (Oklahoma City Housing Authority)
From KOCO 5 News: There are many Oklahomans like Sherry Crandell who need a helping hand to fill in those nutritional gaps. "When I don't have the money, and I come here, and I get to shop and pick out whatever I want, nothing goes to waste," Crandell said. She told KOCO 5 she's grateful for the...
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