About Us

Who We Are?

The Greater Gadsden Housing Authority (GGHA) is a public housing agency incorporated under State Law in 1936.

GGHA is a quasi-governmental entity governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners appointed by the Mayor.

The Board is responsible for establishing policies and hiring an Executive Director to manage operations.

GGHA has multiple contracts with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to manage and operate its low rent public housing program and administer its Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8).

Our Goal

Greater Gadsden Housing Authority’s goal is to provide housing for eligible families that is:

Also we want to provide opportunities and promote self-sufficiency and economic independence for residents.

GGHA operates 974 units of public housing on six sites. Additionally, GGHA administers a Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) which consists of approximately 112 vouchers.

See if you qualify and apply for a house or apartment.

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