Monroe Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners and Staff’s commitment to excellence has enabled us to be the recipient of HUD’s prestigious High Performer designation since origination of the award. We will continue with that same spirit of excellence and high performance mode of operation as we prepare innovative approaches to the housing needs of the future. As Executive Director of the Monroe Housing Authority, I would like to personally invite you to see what Monroe Housing Authority has to offer as we implement HUD’s mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities that provide quality affordable homes for all.

– William V. Smart, Executive Director

Our Mission

The Monroe Housing Authority is founded on the belief that decent, safe, and affordable housing are central to the physical and emotional health, the productivity, and the self-esteem of the people it serves. Recognizing its responsibility to maintain physical properties, while affording dignity and respect to every individual, the objective of the Monroe Housing Authority is to improve the quality of life through a community partnership which promotes decent and safe neighborhoods.

Monroe Housing In Numbers

MHA owns and manages 1,522 residences for low to moderate income families, which includes 230 residences for the elderly and 30 residences for the developmentally disabled. In addition, MHA administers Section 8 (Housing Voucher Choice) subsidy programs for another 1,532 families. The Monroe Housing Authority also manages a collection of 620 non-profit and tax credit residences for senior citizens.