Contact Dane County Housing Authority

We are currently closed to the public until further notice.  Information can be mailed, faxed, or emailed to us. Currently DCHA is only providing assistance to and answering questions from our current clients. We are not accepting or distributing applications for Section 8 at this time, as our Section 8 waiting list is closed. Our waiting list for Valor, a Project-Based Voucher property for Veterans and their households, is open

We do not offer any emergency housing or rental assistance. We do not offer advice for landlord tenant disputes or questions about rental law.  We do not offer housing navigation services for finding housing.  For any of these services please call 2-1-1, Dane County's United Way help & resource referral hotline, the Housing Navigation Services at 608-826-8093, or the Tenant

Due to the fact that we respond to email inquiries from an organizational email and often include links and attachments, your email service may flag our reply to you as spam. If you don't see a reply from us, try checking your spam/junk folder for an email from an address.

6000 Gisholt Drive Suite 203
Monona, WI 53713

Phone: 608-224-3636

Fax: 608-224-3632

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Contact DCHA Staff

Most staff are still working, either remotely or in the office.  Staff may not be able to answer phone calls at all times, but the front desk voicemail will be monitored multiple times each business day.

Front Desk

Karyn Knaak, Executive Director

Carmen Nitz, Eligibility Specialist

Misty Lange, Section 8 Coordinator/Portability

Kathy Brendler, Housing Specialist

Lois McNeal, Housing Specialist

Julie Schwarz, Housing Specialist

Bob Lange, Inspector

Brent Mylrea, Controller