Bellingham/Whatcom County 2019 Utility Allowance and Flat Rent Schedule – Requests for Comment

The BWCHA is proposing changes to its Utility Allowance and Flat Rent schedules with an anticipated implementation date of January 1st, 2019 for the Public Housing Program and March 31st, 2019 for the Housing Choice Voucher Program.  The schedule has been updated in conformance with HUD issued notice PIH 2015-13 (HA).

At this time we are seeking the input from BWCHA residents, community partners and interested community members to provide feedback to the BWCHA Board of Commissioners and Staff before changes are reviewed and approved by the BWCHA Board of Commissioners. 

The public comment period will begin September 14, 2018 and end October 15, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.  The Housing Authority will be accepting written comments only.

Please mail your written comments to:

Bellingham/Whatcom County Housing Authorities

Attn: Chief Operating Officer

411 York Street, Bellingham, Washington 98225

Or deliver to

208 Unity Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

Or email to

Locations for viewing a copy of the Utility Allowance Schedule:

BWCHA’s Website:

BWCHA’s Administration Office at 208 Unity Street in Bellingham

Click the links below to view the full documents

HCV Utility Allowance Update

Public Housing Utility Allowance-Flat Rent Update