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The Helena Housing Authority, also commonly referred to as the ''HHA'', is a non-profit agency established by federal and state legislation to provide safe and affordable housing in combination with related services to eligible low-income residents.
The Helena Housing Authority, ''HHA'' is a non-profit agency established by federal and state legislation to provide safe and affordable housing and related services to eligible, low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled.
The HHA is the largest landlord in Helena. HHA has 366 units of public housing and end-to-end responsibility for each unit. The HHA also has 345 Housing Choice Vouchers (formally Section8) to distribute to the Lewis and Clark County area. Qualified applicants can use the voucher to help pay rental costs for privately owned property.
The Mayor of the City of Helena appoints a 7 member Board of Commissioners. The Board determines HHA policies and monitors HHA's financial and operational success. The Board acts in formal session and deals with administration only in a formal manner through the Board-appointed Executive Director. The Board does not assume any day-to-day management or administrative functions of HHA. The Executive Director is hired by the Board and manages HHA's day-to-day operations.