The Lagrange Housing Authority is accepting bids from licensed and qualified contractors for Unit Turn Services for residential properties located at 201 Chatham Street and 611 Borton Street, Lagrange, Georgia. Proper licensing and insurance is required.  The awarded continuing contracts will be on an as needed service for vacant units.

Bid packages are available at

To have bid packages mailed or emailed please submit a written request for bid to


The last day to submit bids will be November 9, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Submit bids to:

Zsa Zsa Heard, CEO LaGrange Housing Authority, 201 Chatham Street, LaGrange, GA 30240

Thank you

The GAHRA Human Services – Resident Support Committee is planning for the 16th Annual GAHRA Resident Leadership Development Conference. The conference will be held October 13-15, 2017, at Epworth By The Sea, St. Simons Island, GA. The registration cost for the conference will be $115.00 per person. This fee includes conference materials and other conference amenities. Rooms will book up quickly, so make your reservations now! We are not making plans for Housing Authorities to stay elsewhere.

We ask that you complete the attached Registration Form and return it along with payment by 5:00 p.m. September 8, 2017, so that we may finalize our plans. Registration is limited to the first 140 people.

Registrations after the deadline will not be accepted. Registrations must be postmarked by September 8th. There will be no on-site registration. Lodging Accommodation Deadline: Friday, September 22, 2017

This conference will provide leadership training that should excite and motivate everyone involved to return to their authorities inspired and refreshed. The cost for this conference is an eligible expense using your Resident Participation Funds.

We look forward to the participation of your residents and staff at this conference. If you have questions or suggestions, please contact: Dr. Geraldine Clarke at (706) 425-5404 or, or Toni Crawford, (478) 752-5089,, or Patricia Allen at (706) 647-7420,

Dr. Geraldine Clarke, Chairperson
Toni Crawford, Vice Chairperson
Patricia Allen, Co-Vice Chairperson
GAHRA Human Services – Resident Support Committee


The Commissioners Retreat will be held on July 30 – August 1, 2017 at the Westin Jekyll Island on Jekyll Island.

You may register on-line by clicking here.

The cut-off date for hotel reservations is June 30, 2017.

This is responsible technical work in all phases of the operation of the Housing Choice Voucher program(s).  This position is responsible for accurately taking applications, performing certification’s, maintaining landlord and resident records, interacting with other housing authorities and various community agencies, and negotiating and preparing HAP contracts conducting briefings publicizing the program.  The Housing Specialist also is responsible for more than one specialized function/duty in addition to the regular duties of a Housing Specialist.

(Salary Range: $30,000-39,000)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

The Housing Authority of Fulton County, Georgia (HAFC) is seeking an experienced Finance Portability Specialist.  As of April, 2017, the HAFC currently owns and/or manages Housing Choice Vouchers (approximately 850), and Ports administered by HAFC (more than 1300), as well a portfolio of Mixed-Finance ACC Units, RAD/Project-Based Vouchers, Project-Based Vouchers, Low Income Public Housing Units, Bond-Financed Properties, and Conventional Home-Ownership.


Under the direction of the Director of Finance, this position is responsible for performing a variety of tasks as they relate to Portability of tenants, absorptions of tenants, posting portability payments, records maintenance, mailing monthly billings, reviewing rent changes, reviewing HUD-forms 50058 and completes the 52265 for billing purposes, reconciling tenant’s outstanding balances, contacting PHA’s for outstanding balances, and other related financial tasks.  Performs a variety of administrative and technical tasks in accordance within the rules and regulations of HAFC housing assistance programs.

As part of a team, the Finance Portability Specialist proactively works billing and collections for over 250 initial, public housing authority (PHA) “port-in” receivables accounts. Works with PHA’s to reconcile any outstanding balances and communicates with Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) “portability specialists” to assure timely and correct Payments received.

A full position description is available on the Agency website

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter of interest and resume to   Position is open until filled. PLEASE, NO FAXES OR PHONE CALLS!  EOE


The 2017 Maintenance Workshop registration is now available online. The workshop will be held July 18-20 at the Macon Marriott City Center in Macon, GA.

Click here to view and download the registration materials.