Housing Authority of the City of Asheville
Monique Pierre, President & CEO
165 S. French Broad Avenue
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Total Units 3367
5.2.23 Members Making News
From the Asheville Housing Authority's press release: After conducting a nationwide search, the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville (HACA) is pleased to introduce Ms. Monique L. Pierre as its new President and CEO. Ms. Pierre has spent over twenty-...
11.7.22 Members Making News
Asheville Housing Authority and Mountain Housing Opportunities awarded funding for affordable housing
From Mountain Housing Opportunities' press release: The Asheville Housing Authority (AHA) and Mountain Housing Opportunities, Inc. (MHO) were awarded a new construction 9% housing tax credit development in Buncombe County. The new rental development is the first phase of our “Reimagining...
8.29.22 Members Making News
Mountain Housing Opportunities and the Asheville Housing Authority Energize Four New Solar Arrays at Maple Crest at Lee Walker Heights
From Pisgah Energy's press release: On July 18, members of Mountain Housing Opportunities (MHO), the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville, and the community, along with City Council Members, Antanette Mosley and Kim Roney, gathered to celebrate the energization of four new...
12.15.21 Members Making News
Community members build bikes, wrap gifts for upcoming Asheville holiday event (Asheville Housing Authority)
From KTVZ 21 Asheville: Mountain community members gathered together this weekend to help spread some holiday cheer. The Asheville Dream Center says nearly 200 volunteers came out on Saturday, Dec. 11 to help build bikes and wrap toys ahead of the center’s “Hope for the Holidays” event scheduled...
5.12.21 Members Making News
Congratulations to the four CLPHA members named to HUD’s second cohort of the Moving to Work (MTW) program expansion! The CLPHA members are: Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (OH) Housing Authority of the City of Asheville (NC) Fort Wayne Housing...
11.5.20 Members Making News
Housing Authority of the City of Asheville and Partners Bridge the Digital Divide, Expand Racial Equity in Education for Low-Income Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic
With school back in session, parents across the country are navigating the complicated problem of how to facilitate remote schooling for their children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Low-income families, especially minorities, are further challenged by...
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...
8.8.19 Members Making News
Housing Authority's Gene Bell retires: 'I’ve been the luckiest guy in the world’ (Housing Authority of the City of Asheville)
From the Asheville Citizen Times: Growing up on a farm in rural Kentucky, Gene Bell learned the value — and the price — of hard physical labor. ... Now, six decades later, Bell has retired after a 25-year career with the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville, including the past 14 as...
7.11.19 Members Making News
On Thursday, June 27, Gene Bell retired from the Asheville Housing Authority (AHA). Bell worked at AHA for 25 years, including the last 12 years as its CEO, and plans to continue to work part-time on the housing authority’s Lee Walker Heights redevelopment project. Bell said of his retirement, "...
From WLOS ABC 13: There are big changes on the way for Asheville's oldest public housing development. On Tuesday, city council voted to move forward with funding dedicated to redeveloping Lee Walker Heights. As part of getting ready for the changes, all the residents of Lee Walker...
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