Housing

CCHRA Office

General Information


The Charles City Housing and Redevelopment Authority’s (CCHRA) goal is to improve the quality of life for clients by providing affordable housing and building community partnerships with other agencies to provide needed services. The Housing Authority is a department of the City of Charles City designed to administer housing assistance programs throughout the city.

On an average, 163 families are assisted on a monthly basis with the cooperation of approximately 90 landlords on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. The Housing Authority is the landlord to 147 households participating on the Public Housing Program. Participation in all programs requires the family to meet federally determined income guidelines.

How to Apply for Housing Assistance


All applications must be made in person and incomplete applications will not be accepted. If your information changes after your application is processed we must receive the updated information in writing. View the instruction sheet and application.