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DCHA is closed

Beginning 3/18/20 DCHA is closed to the public until future notice

Most staff will still be working, either remotely or in the office.  Clients may still be able to schedule appointments but we are not allowing walk-ins to our office.  HUD has issed guidance that we will continue to work to meet deadlines and make payments as we otherwise normally would.  Visit the contact us section to see ways to contact us without visiting our office.  We hope you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy!


Who We Are

The mission of Dane County Housing Authority is to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity, and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.

Dane County Housing Authority (DCHA) was created in 1972 by the Dane County Board of Supervisors to address the affordable housing needs of low-income families in Dane County


Housing Programs

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Wait List Currently Closed

The Housing Choice Voucher Program is a major federal government program helping very-low income families, the elderly, and disabled afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing. Also known as the Section 8 Program.

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Wait List Currently Closed

Subsidized Housing (where tenants pay 30% of their income in rent and utilities) through HUD's Low Income Public Housing Program, HUD's Multi-Family Section 8 Program, and USDA's Rural Development Program.

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136 units of Income Restricted housing throughout Dane County utilizing the Section 42 Low Income Housing Tax Credit, government grants and traditional financing.


All DCHA Housing is Smoke Free


Contact Dane County Housing Authority

6000 Gisholt Drive Suite 203
Monona, WI 53713

Phone: 608-224-3636

Fax: 608-224-3632