Vancouver Housing Authority

Roy Johnson, Executive Director
2500 Main Street
Vancouver, WA
(360) 694-2501
(360) 694-8369
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 57
Vouchers 3158
Total Units 3215

Latest News

12.2.21 Members Making News
Last month in Shelterforce, Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) Communications Director Patty Hastings penned an article sharing lessons that VHA has learned from doubling their number of supportive. housing units over the years. Hastings discusses examples of VHA properties like...
11.17.21 Members Making News
Article from the Vancouver Housing Authority: Damien Wheeler spent first through 12th grade living with his mom, twin brother and sister in a sprawling neighborhood of subsidized duplexes and fourplexes in Vancouver, Wash. A rental voucher, SSI and other public supports kept the family...
9.21.21 Members Making News
From KGW8: A Vancouver Howard Johnson hotel is being turned into a homeless shelter. The bulk of the construction work began last month, to turn the shuttered hotel into a homeless shelter near the Vancouver mall. “This is going to be great for the community,” said Vancouver Housing...
5.11.21 Members Making News
From Clark County Today:  The housing authority and its nonprofit Bridgeview are focused on helping those who are unemployed or underemployed build self-sufficiency To build up the child care workforce, Vancouver Housing Authority is financially incentivizing tenants who become employed in a...
4.7.21 Members Making News
From the Vancouver Housing Authority's press release: With 159 new units of affordable housing under construction and another 106 units set to start construction later this year, Vancouver Housing Authority is experiencing one of its busiest years yet. “We’ve definitely upped the amount of...
2.24.21 Members Making News
From The Columbian: Vancouver Housing Authority will name its newest homeless shelter after Bertha Baugh, a founding member of the NAACP Vancouver branch. Last week, VHA closed on the purchase of the 63-room Howard Johnson motel near Vancouver Mall for use as a noncongregate shelter. It was...
2.10.21 Members Making News
From The Columbian: The Vancouver Housing Authority is launching a rent buy-down program to make more rentals available to low-income households in Clark County. Through the program announced this week, the VHA will provide a subsidy to participating landlords that reduces the tenant’s portion of...
10.21.20 Members Making News
From State of Reform: Despite coronavirus-related struggles, Vancouver-area homelessness and affordable housing agencies continue to deliver services. Though the need for social distancing, increased levels of sanitization and volunteer shortages during the coronavirus pandemic strained Clark...
1.22.20 Members Making News
From Affordable Housing Finance: Youths aging out of foster care have a new place to live in Vancouver, Wash. The recently completed Caples Terrace serves young adults 18 to 24 years who might not otherwise have a place to live. It’s the first project by the Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) to...
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...

Job Openings

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Who we are The Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) works closely with local governments and other community partners throughout Clark County to address issues of affordable housing and homelessness and help families break the cycle of poverty.Who we are looking for The Vancouver Housing Authority (...
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Posted on 12.23.21
Applications due by 1.31.22
The Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA), seeks proposals to provide a review of Voucher Program processes and staffing.  VHA is a Moving to Work (MTW) agency, administering 3000 Housing Choice Vouchers, including tenant and project based vouchers, and eligibility only for up to 249 Public Housing...
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Posted on 5.3.21
Applications due by 5.21.21

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