Local housing authorities operate pursuant to Sec. 66.1201 of the Wisconsin Statutes. The Walworth County Housing Authority was established by the County Board in 1979. Its commission members are appointed by the board and serve for five-year terms. The mission of the Walworth County Housing Authority (WCHA) is to consistently deliver affordable housing services within Walworth County that are designed to improve the living standards of low-income individuals and families.
WCHA will advocate for housing services and programs for all qualified residents within the County;
WCHA will consistently engage, and educate community partners and other area service resources, in order to further the understanding of affordable housing in Walworth County;
WCHA will be assertive in the development of adequate, safe, and affordable housing units in Walworth County and will strive to create and increase affordable housing choices across all communities within Walworth County;
WCHA will seek to develop and maintain financial resources for affordable housing within Walworth County that will stabilize access to funding for affordable housing projects.
The Housing Authority office is located at the following address: 20 N. Church St. Suite 1 Elkhorn, Wisconsin 53121