To enforce social distancing due to COVID-19, the YHA office is closed to the public until further notice.

About Us

About Us

Additional Information

Housing Authority of the City of Yakima (YHA) is a corporate body created by Resolution No. D-1575 in 1977 by the City of Yakima.  The City of Yakima created YHA per Washington State Revised Code Chapter 35.82.  YHA was created to provide safe, decent, and sanitary housing for low- and moderate-income residents of the City of Yakima, Washington.  YHA administers multiple U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs that fund many key services we provide.

Our Board

YHA’s five-member Board of Commissioners is appointed by the Yakima City Council.  Our Board of Commissioners includes:

Bob Ponti

Linda Orozco

Nick Marquez

Gary Hudson

Christine Goodwin

Lowel Krueger
Secretary for the Board and Executive Director

YHA’s board meetings are held at our main office at 810 North 6th Ave., Yakima, WA  98902 on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 3:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Report, Plans and Budget


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