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Housing Authority OfficeThe Coffey County Housing Authority (CCHA) was established in 1992 by the Coffey County Commissioners. This Authority was established for the express purpose of enhancing and improving the housing for the citizens of Coffey County.

The Authority is governed by a five-member Board appointed by the Coffey County Commissioners. CCHA is proud to service all areas and homeowners of Coffey County.

Monday – Friday 
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

(620) 364-8895

313 Neosho St. 
Burlington, KS 66839

ccha@coffeycountyks.org

Current Board Members:

  • Chairperson – Mike Skillman
  • Vice Chairperson – Brian Isch
  • Bill Parker
  • Bud Redding
  • Frank Brush

Our regular board meeting is every month on the 2nd Tuesday 12:00 p.m. at 313 Neosho St., Burlington, KS.

Current Staff:

  • Executive Director - Ronda Gilbert
  • Administrative Assistant - Dakota Clarkson

Home Rehabilitation
Over the past several years, CCHA has obtained and administered in excess of a million dollars worth of housing Preservation/Rehabilitation grants. These grants have been used for home repairs including; roofs, windows, siding, ramps and various needed construction projects. Applicants must meet guidelines and provide all required paperwork. This program is active only when funding is available, contact CCHA for an application or for more information and guidelines.


Developers Incentive
The Developers Incentive program is designed to assist contractors in building affordable residential homes in Coffey County. CCHA will guarantee an interest payment of up to $2,500 to a lending institution on the purchase of materials for an affordable new construction spec home of $150,000 or less. An application must be completed by the contractor, approved by the board, a bank letter of intent and all guidelines must be followed.


Rental Resource Guide
CCHA provides at no charge to landlords and tenants a listing of current property in the County to rent. Landlords list their properties with CCHA and we distribute to all areas we can. Renters are then able to obtain the guide by fax, Face book, email or stopping by the office. This will help them find housing in Coffey County. The resource guide is updated as changes occur and notification is received at the office.

 Coffey County Rental Guide


Housing Authority Rehab HomeRefurbished Homes
In 2009 CCHA started the process of buying and refurbishing affordable homes in Coffey County. Anyone with proper financing can purchase one of these homes.

 

Information
CCHA has information on First Time Homebuyers programs, USDA loan applications and information about what local banks are offering.


Demolition
CCHA has funded the demolition of unsafe and unwanted Coffey County homes for several years. Homeowners may apply and be put on the list to have a property demolished if funding is available. There are guidelines to this program.


Moderate Income Rental Housing
In 2016, the Coffey County Housing Authority received a grant for moderate income housing through KHRC. This grant provided CCHA with $150,000 toward building a moderate income triplex. The ground was broke on June 1st, 2016. These units are 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. The units were completed in late fall and rented by January 1st, 2017.


Housing Authority New HomeAffordable New Construction Housing
CCHA has "For Sale" a 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1 car garage on a slab foundation. These homes can be purchased by anyone with financing set up. Contact CCHA with additional questions.

Look for a new house to start in Waverly, KS soon.

 

For more information regarding any of the programs offered by CCHA, you can reach us at the office during normal business hours.

“Making Housing Affordable”