Durham Housing Authority

Anthony Scott, Chief Executive Officer
330 E. Main Street
Durham, NC
(919) 638-1551
(919) 683-1237
About Us

Public Housing, impact of congressional decisions on public housing, RAD, Moving to Work Agencies, Grants, Tax Credits; Community Health and Education initiatives; CHOICE Neighborhoods, Purpose-Built Communities, Innovative Programs -- Technology.


Durham County Commissioners, Downtown Durham, Inc., Durham Police Department, Urban Ministries, City of Durham (Workforce Development, City Council, Mayor's Office);  Families Moving Forward, Duke University, North Carolina Central University, Alliance Behavior Health, Durham Tech






By The numbers

Public Housing Units 1409
Vouchers 2815
Total Units 4224


Children Served 1806
Disabled Served 533
Seniors Served 340
Veterans Served (VASH) 117
RAD Units 477

Latest News

1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
11.22.19 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced $99 million in new Mainstream Voucher awards to 285 PHAs including 26 CLPHA members, who received $25.9 million and a combined 2,462 vouchers. CLPHA advocated for larger award amounts in the second competition and we are pleased to see there have been increased allocations of up...
3.7.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy, Members Making News
Durham Housing Authority CEO Anthony Scott testified on behalf of CLPHA today before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies during a hearing titled, “Stakeholder Perspectives: Affordable Housing Production.” In his written...
3.5.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Durham Housing Authority CEO Anthony Scott will testify before Congress this Thursday on behalf of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities during a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and...
2.14.19 Members Making News
Congratulations to the 60 CLPHA members  who received grants through HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program! FSS grants help PHAs hire service coordinators who  connect residents with local programs and services. In HUD’s press release announcing the awards, Secretary...
1.10.19 Awards/Grants, Members Making News
On December 21, 2018 HUD announced nearly $29 million in grant awards under its Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency - Service Coordinators (ROSS-SC) Program. Eleven CLPHA members received ROSS-SC awards, totaling over $4.7 million.   The ROSS-SC Program provides funding for...
12.13.18 Members Making News
Durham Housing Authority (DHA) CEO Anthony Scott co-authored an op-ed in The Durham Herald-Sunabout how linking Durham's new light-rail project to affordable housing development is integral to DHA’s goal of increasing the city’s affordable housing stock via the RAD program.
11.9.18 News, In The News
Anthony Scott, CEO of Durham Housing Authority (left) and A. Fulton Meachem, President & CEO of Charlotte Housing Authority (right) in Durham, NC.   CLPHA is pleased to see that our members are visiting each other’s communities to share knowledge, ideas, and best practices for...

Job Openings

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Performs a variety of skilled HVAC maintenance work at DHA-owned properties. Work involves diagnoses and repair, replacement/installation of various sized mechanical air conditioning and heating systems for both residential and commercial units.  The work will require preparing written reports (...
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Posted on 2.24.20
Under direction, perform complex and detailed work involved in auditing files and entering data into computer to process rent determination certification documents, performing all duties in accordance with established procedures and governing policies and federal regulations.  Monitor, verify, and...
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Posted on 2.14.20
Applications due by 2.28.20
The Family Self-Sufficiency program supports HUD’s goal of increasing economic opportunity to HUD Assisted Families. The role of the FSS Program Coordinator is to connect participating families to public and private resources to increase their earned income and financial literacy, reduce or...
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Posted on 2.12.20
Applications due by 2.26.20
Responsible for performing a variety of semi-skilled and skilled structural, plumbing, and electrical building maintenance work at the Authority's properties. Work involves repair and replacement of items such as windows, doors, roofs, gutters, cabinets, walls, ceilings, toilets, faucets, water...
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Posted on 1.24.20
Applications due by 2.14.20
The Property Manager has full responsibility for all aspects of the management of the site on a daily basis.  S/he is responsible for ensuring that the standards and priorities of the owner and The Housing Authority of the City of Durham are met.  The Property Manager is responsible for keeping...
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Posted on 1.24.20
This position supervises, directs and coordinates a staff of maintenance workers engaged in the maintenance of buildings, preventive maintenance, and grounds.  The supervisor must closely monitor and check work in progress and finished work, and review associated documents. Must have knowledge and...
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Posted on 1.10.20
Applications due by 1.31.20
This position provides administrative support to the Housing Choice Voucher Director and management staff, in addition to administrative support for the department.  Answering phones, routing calls to appropriate staff, responding to inquiries and requests whether internal or externally focused. ...
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Posted on 1.8.20
Applications due by 1.22.20
Request for Proposals The Durham Housing Authority (DHA), requests sealed Proposals (RFP# 19-003) for HQS Inspection Services. Sealed proposals will be received until 2:00 pm EST on January 8, 2020 at 330 E Main St, Durham, NC Details are available beginning December 6, 2019 at www....
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Posted on 12.2.19
Applications due by 1.8.20
Ensures the Agency is in compliance with all rules and regulations set forth by HUD, the State Finance Agency, Durham Housing Authority, its affiliates, investors, and other regulatory bodies.  Performs administrative support for the the Strategic Management Department by producing regular...
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Posted on 11.21.19
Applications due by 12.18.19
This non-exempt position provides support and coordination necessary to provide safe housing to Authority residents through Resident Safety Operations. General duties include coordinating safety, security and crime prevention events and projects related to these areas. Help initiate and secure...
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Posted on 11.21.19
Applications due by 12.20.19
The Project Manager formulates and directs the rehabilitation and modernization program for the Authority according to protocols, established deadlines, and within budget.  Assist in the planning and implementation of the Authority’s Capital Fund Program, conduct procurement of architectural,...
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Posted on 11.8.19
Applications due by 1.18.20
Oversees, coordinates, and administers the contract administration and procurement functions for the Authority. Provides support and assistance to external staff involved in the procurement process.  Plans, develops, and implements policies and procedures to ensure requirements are fulfilled...
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Posted on 10.11.19
Request for Qualifications The Durham Housing Authority (DHA), requests sealed Proposals (RFQ# 19-001) for Legal Services. Sealed proposals will be received until 2:00 pm EST on October 2, 2019 at 330 E Main St, Durham, NC Details are available beginning August 30, 2019 at www....
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Posted on 8.30.19
Applications due by 10.2.19

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