Serving Bellingham & Whatcom County

Every person should have the opportunity to live in a safe, secure & affordable home!

“The staff at the Bellingham Housing Authority was magnificent. They went above and beyond. They answered all our questions and made the process easy. Everyone we worked with was professional and very knowledgeable. These people really do care about the people in this community.”

Mike

Bellingham, WA

APPLICANTS

~Discover what you qualify for~
~Learn About the Various Programs~
~Apply via the Applicant Portal~

RESIDENTS

~Update your Information via the Resident Portal~
~Check Your Waitlist Status~

LANDLORDS

~General Information~
~How to Become a Landlord~
~Login to the Landlord Portal~

Who We Are

The Housing Authority of the City of Bellingham is a local government agency that serves thousands of residents in Whatcom County. The Bellingham Housing Authority (BHA) & the Whatcom County Housing Authority work together to provide needed housing in our community.

We serve Low-Income Families, Elderly People, Those with Disabilities, & Working Families in need of affordable housing.

Bellingham & Whatcom County Housing Authorities are governed by a Board of Commissioners.

Waitlist Opening

The Bellingham Housing Authority will open the following waiting list to new pre-applications for targeted households on November 16th, 2022 at 10am To qualify the Head of Household must be 62 years of age or older Pre-applications must be submitted online by clicking...

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Commissioner Candidate Search

Candidate Sought for the Housing Authority of Whatcom County Board of Commissioners   The Housing Authority of Whatcom County (HAWC) is currently seeking one new commissioner for the Board of Commissioners. The combined Boards of the City of Bellingham Housing...

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