Incorporated in 1970, South Central Alabama Regional Housing Authority provides safe and sanitary housing for qualified, low-income persons residing in the South Central Alabama area. The Housing Authority is a public corporation duly organized and validly existing under the provisions of the Code of Alabama 1975, Title 24, CH 1, Article 3 governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners, each appointed to their position.
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as outlined under the United States Housing Act of 1937 and subsequent amendments, has a direct responsibility for administering low-income housing programs in the United States. As such, the SCARHA has entered various annual contracts ("ACC") with HUD to provide significant funding for the Housing Authority's various housing programs.
MANAGED HOUSING AUTHORITIES:
South Central Regional Housing Authority manages three housing authorities within its five-county service region:
- Fort Deposit Housing Authority (FDHA)
- Midland City Housing Authority (MCHA)
- Union Springs Housing Authority (USHA)