The mission of the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Wayne is to provide good quality, affordable housing and superior services to eligible members of the Fort Wayne community and to maintain an atmosphere which encourages self-sufficiency.
In 1937, the Indiana General Assembly adopted enabling legislation giving local government authority to participate in federal low-rent housing programs.
Subsequently, on the 8th day of February 1938, the Common Council of the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed a resolution creating the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
The Fort Wayne Housing Authority provides safe, decent and sanitary affordable housing. Our team is dedicated to provide quality affordable housing for all. Our mission is to assist in the Investment and Revitalization in the development of communities and the individuals within Fort Wayne. We own and manage over 800 units of conventional, affordable and quality housing. We administer and manage over 3,000 Vouchers. We provide homes for over 3,500 families and nearly 9,000 family members.
April 20, 2016
Last week, George Guy, CEO/Executive Director of the Fort Wayne Housing Authority, met with Senator Joe Donnelly and Congressman Marlin Stutzman in Washington D.C. in order to discuss important policies as they relate to affordable housing.
The Fort Wayne Housing Authority has closed its Public Housing Waiting List as of Friday, April 22, 2016 at 12:00PM. Applications that are received after that date and time will not be processed.
Please contact the Fort Wayne Housing Authority at (260) 267-9300 with any questions.
A blanket ban of people with criminal records violates the Fair Housing Act, says HUD.
By Donna Kimura
The Fort Wayne Housing Authority is pleased to announce its most recent grant award from the AWS Foundation Board of Directors. The $15,000 grant will be used to install a chair lift in our newly established Resident Services Resource Center located in the McCormick Place Apartment community.
Units for elderly planned at school site
DAVE GONG - The Journal Gazette
New development projects, expanded Internet services and changes to application guidelines are all part of the Fort Wayne Housing Authority’s plans for 2016.
Two construction projects meant to provide permanent supportive housing for residents with disabilities and to expand housing options for the elderly are in the works, George Guy, the housing authority’s executive director, said. The authority also has plans to expand educational opportunities and is exploring changes to federal application guidelines.
Fort Wayne, IN, February 4, 2016 – The Fort Wayne Housing Authority is pleased to announce its partnership with the Flint Housing Commission, in order to bring bottled water and shower filters to its public housing residents and program participants.
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