About Us

Charleston-Kanawha Housing has 80 employees who work to provide quality service through our programs; with our Board of Commissioners, community partners and residents, we will continue to work to build stronger communities and improve the quality of life for those we serve.

Mark Taylor

Chief Executive Officer

Charleston-Kanawha Housing has provided decent, safe, & sanitary housing for low & moderate income residents for more than 75 years. It is the largest assisted housing agency in the state of West Virginia providing housing assistance for more than 4,400 families.

Charleston-Kanawha Housing offers two types of housing assistance. Public housing is made up of housing units located in developments owned and operated by Charleston-Kanawha Housing. Rental Assistance or Section 8, allows the tenant to find their own housing and Charleston-Kanawha Housing provides subsidy to the landlord.

The agency manages 12 developments, (8 family sites and 4 high-rises for the elderly and disabled) and through the public housing program and administers Section 8 Housing Vouchers throughout Clay, Kanawha, & Putnam Counties.


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