columbia housing authority

8:08 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Veterans Campus planned in Columbia

Three organizations are discussing building a 4.2-acre campus for veterans in northeast Columbia.

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Arts and Culture
10:25 am
Thu November 14, 2013

City of Columbia brainstorms low income resolutions

Credit City of Columbia

In a rapidly growing city like Columbia, it can be hard for everyone to find adequate housing to meet their needs. That's why Columbia organizations are coming together -- to formulate how they can help people understand their rights and secure safe housing.

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1:00 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Columbia Housing Authority aims to eliminate discrimination with policy change

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The Columbia Housing Authority’s policy will be updated to better comply with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s definition of family. The CHA will define family as any individual or group living together.

This definition aims to eliminate discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and marital status.  Phil Steinhaus, CEO of the Columbia Housing Authority, said the CHA has already based it’s program on the inclusive definition and the text change is just a formality.

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5:53 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

Columbia public-housing residents share concerns with housing authority

Concerned citizens and housing residents in Columbia gathered Wednesday night, July 25, to share concerns about the Columbia Housing Authority's strategic plan.
Abby Spudich KBIA

Columbia public housing residents are raising concerns about the Columbia Housing Authority’s plan to renovate current housing and add more units as part of its long-term strategic plan.

At a meeting Wednesday night hosted by Grass Roots Organizing, Columbia Public Housing CEO Phil Steinhaus discussed possible renovations to current public housing units as part of its plan.

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PM Newscasts
6:46 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

Newscast for February 3, 2012

Former Senator Rick Santorum
Gage Skidmore Flickr

Regional News Coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Former Senator Santorum's Missouri campaign trail
  • Missouri's congressional map upheld
  • Columbia Housing Authority reform
5:37 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

Columbia Housing Authority looking to reform

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While debt is a problem that affects many Americans, Columbia Housing Authority is working to improve its repayment plans for residents.

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