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

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APPLICATION PROCESS

1)  Discover what you qualify for
2)  Learn About the Various Programs
3)  Login to the Resident Portal to Apply

RESIDENTS

~Update Info on the Resident Portal~
~Check 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.

Offices Closed to the Public

BELLINGHAM, WA – Effective noon on March 13, 2020, Brien Thane, Executive Director of the Bellingham Whatcom County Housing Authorities (“BWCHA”), announced that BWCHA’s offices are closed to the public. The decision was made in an effort to reduce the spread of novel...

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COVID-19 Response

Dear residents, clients, and friends of the Housing Authority: The health and well-being of our residents, clients, and staff is our highest priority. As the situation surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, we are committed to staying...

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