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Public Housing

The City of Wichita Housing Authority (WHA) Public Housing division provides City-owned rental properties to low to moderate income individuals and families.

The program is made available with funding from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

HUD resources are combined with rent payments from tenants, to cover the costs of operating the program. The City charges no more than 30% of the gross adjusted household income for rent, or a flat market rent.

There are 578 units in the Public Housing inventory located throughout the city limits of Wichita.

  • 352 single family houses
  • 226 apartment units

HUD also provides a Capital Fund Grant which is used to improve the condition of the properties and to support management and operations of the program to better serve public housing tenants.

Capital Fund Program

CFP 2022-2026 Five-Year Action PlanCapital Fund Annual Statement