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Contact Dane County Housing Authority

If you submitted your online application to the Section 8 HCV & PBV waiting list lottery opening (8 AM 08/24/2023 - 5:00P.M. 08/28/2023) AND you received a confirmation number, your application was successfully submitted and was a part of the lottery. You will receive a letter in the mail informing you whether or not your application was drawn to be added to the waiting list, with instructions for next steps for those whose applications were drawn. 

If you applied AND received a confirmation number, but have not yet received any mail from DCHA, you may reach out with questions via or

DCHA's office hours are 10:00A.M. through 3:00P.M., Monday through Thursday.  DCHA is only able to provide assistance to and answer questions from our current clients at this time. Current participants and applicants can mail, fax, or email questions, documentation, or reports of change to us.

Please note that we do not offer emergency housing or emergency rental assistance, advice for landlord-tenant disputes or questions about rental law, or help in finding and applying for housing. 

Thank you for reaching out! If you do not see a response within 3 to 5 business days, please check your spam/junk folder for an email from an domain. 

DCHA's Office & Mailing Address

Dane County Housing Authority
6000 Gisholt Drive, Suite #203
Monona, WI 53713

General Phone & Fax

Phone: 608-224-3636
Fax: 608-224-3632 general inquiries - portability inquiries - eligibility & waitlist inquiries

General Email Inboxes

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DCHA Staff Contact Details

Karyn Knaak, Executive Director

608-224-3636 ext. 023

Heather Corcoran, Eligibility Specialist

608-224-3636 ext. 027

Melanie Ley, Housing Specialist

608-224-3636 ext. 025

Dar McDuffee, Interim Housing Specialist

608-224-3636 ext. 788

Michael Walsh, HQS Inspector

608-224-3636 ext. 798

Michael Hermanson, Finance Director

608-224-3636 ext. 022

Misty Lange, Section 8 Coordinator

608-224-3636 ext. 024

Lois McNeal, Housing Specialist

608-224-3636 ext. 033

Tami Legler, Housing Specialist

608-224-3636 ext. 021

Bob Lange, HQS Inspector

608-224-3636 ext. 028

Susan Taylor, FSS Coordinator

608-224-3636 ext. 032

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