Contact Dane County Housing Authority

We are currently closed to the public until future notice.  Information can be mailed, faxed, or emailed.  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.

Currently DCHA is only providing assistance to and answering questions from our current clients.  All of our waiting lists are closed.  We are not accepting or distributing applications at this time.  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 hosing.  For any of these services please call 211, Dane County’s resource line through United Way to be directed to the appropriate resource or visit their online database here.  Tenant Resource Center also has some resources on their website here.

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

Danielle Gladney, FSS Coordinator

Bob Lange, Inspector

Brent Mylrea, Controller