Athens Housing Authority

OUR VISION                                                                                                                                   Improving community quality and promoting self-sufficiency through the increased availability of housing and related services for low- to moderate-income families and those with special needs without discrimination.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT                                                                                                      To provide decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing and related services to qualified citizens.

OUR VALUES Respect                                                                                                                                               Excellence                                                                                                                                                   Integrity                                                                                                                                 Innovation                                                                                                             Consistency                                                                                                                                       Dependability                                                                                                                              Accountability                                                                                                                              Customer Service

PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES                                                                                           Athens Housing Authority of the City of Athens, Alabama (Athens Housing Authority) was incorporated December 12, 1949, as a tax-exempt quasi-governmnetal entity under the United States Housing Act of 1937, for the purpose of decent, safe, and sanitary housing for low-income families. The Housing Authority entered into Annual Contributions Contract No. A-2424  with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the purpose of financing unit contruction and the retiremnt of debt.

  • The Authority has seen dramatic revitalization and modernization of its units over the past several years. The success of Athens Housing Authority has been based on its ability to continue to meet its obligation under housing law, and its ability to build on new programs and opportunities.
  • The success of the Authority is directly related to the efficiency and productivity of its employees. Effective human resource management is to create an environment where employees can do their best work.