Wilmington Housing Authority
Tyrone Garrett, CEO
1524 S. 16th Street
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 1036
Total Units 3143
7.19.22 Members Making News
From WECT 6 News: The Wilmington Housing Authority Board plans to roll out a new landscaping initiative within their communities, which leaders say will not only hire local residents, but also shape the yards and the morale of WHA tenants. “There’s a resident engagement aspect that I like,”...
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...
9.21.21 Members Making News
From the Port City Daily: After serving the the Wilmington Housing Authority since 2014, Katrina Redmon announced Aug. 4 she would resign as CEO effective Sept. 20, 2021. The authority’s board of commissioners announced Thursday it would appoint G. Vernice Hamilton as acting CEO upon Redmon’s...
5.12.21 Members Making News
Congratulations to the five CLPHA members that were each awarded $2.3 million HUD Jobs Plus Grants! The CLPHA members are: Detroit Housing Commission (MI) Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro (NC) Wilmington Housing Authority (NC)...
5.11.21 Members Making News
WHA rolls out iPad Lending Program and distributes basic needs baskets to senior residents (Wilmington Housing Authority)
From WWAY 3: The Wilmington Housing Authority is making sure our oldest residents aren’t going without basic needs. The WHA distributed more than 200 basic needs baskets to senior residents with the help of the Wilmington Fire Department last Wednesday. The baskets included cleaning...
2.9.21 Awards/Grants, Press Release
Grants will help PHA residents with immediate and locally defined needs exacerbated by COVID-19 Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2021) -- The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) is pleased to announce the ten recipients of its COVID Resident Support Grants. The...
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...
11.14.19 Members Making News
Vitus Announces Re-Opening of Hurricane-Damaged Affordable Housing Property (Wilmington Housing Authority)
From Yahoo! Finance: Vitus, a national developer and owner of affordable housing, announced today that it is welcoming residents back into the newly restored Market North Apartments in Wilmington, North Carolina. Residents were originally forced to vacate the property after the apartments were...
8.8.19 Members Making News, Membership Spotlight
CLPHA’s Membership Spotlight features the outstanding work and achievements of our member public housing authorities - the nation’s largest and most innovative PHAs. Based on interviews with PHA executives, these brief profiles spotlight our members’ initiatives to strengthen their communities...
7.25.19 Members Making News
From WWAY TV: Wilmington will soon have more affordable housing options. Wilmington city leaders broke ground on the Dawson Lofts this morning. Twenty-four units will be built at the corner of 10th Street and Dawson Street. A two person household must make no more than $46,600 to qualify to...
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