Bellingham/Whatcom County 2020 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, 2020 for the Public Housing Program and March 31st, 2020 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 30, 2019 and end October 31, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.  The Housing Authority will be accepting written comments only.

Please mail or deliver your written comments to:

Bellingham/Whatcom County Housing Authorities

Attn: Chief Operating Officer

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

or Download them here:

(format pdf)

Fiscal Year 2020 BHA Public Housing Utility Allowances

Fiscal Year 2020 BHA HCV Utility Allowances

Fiscal Year 2020 WCHA Public Housing Utility Allowances