Charleston-Kanawha Housing has 80 employees who work to provide
quality service through our programs; with our Board of Commissioners,
community partners and residents, we will continue to work to build stronger
communities and improve the quality of life for those we serve.
Chief Executive Officer
Charleston-Kanawha Housing has provided decent, safe, &
sanitary housing for low & moderate income residents for more than 75
years. It is the largest assisted housing agency in the state of West Virginia
providing housing assistance for more than 4,400 families.
Housing offers two types of housing assistance. Public
housing is made up of housing units located in developments
owned and operated by Charleston-Kanawha Housing. Rental
Assistance or Section 8, allows the tenant to find their
own housing and Charleston-Kanawha Housing provides subsidy
to the landlord.
The agency manages 12 developments, (8 family sites and 4 high-rises for
the elderly and disabled) and through the public housing program and
administers Section 8 Housing Vouchers throughout Clay, Kanawha, & Putnam