Childress Housing Authority

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About Us

History of Shady Grove Home Apartments / Childress Housing Authority

Public housing was established by the U.S. Housing Act of 1937. The purpose of the act was to provide homes for those of low and moderate income and to provide jobs for the unemployed. The Housing Authority of Childress, Texas was organized in 1957. They first built fifty units and began housing families in 1963. Then in 1982 they built thirty more units.

Current Operations

Shady Grove Housing Authority currently owns and manages 83 Public Housing Units in Childress, Texas


Our Mission

Our mission is to provide decent, safe, sanitary housing in a drug free environment to help promote economic independence for eligible individuals and families.

In order to achieve our mission, we will:

  • Continue to improve Shady Grove Home Apartments Housing Authority of Childress (SGHA) management and maintenance delivery efforts through effective and efficient management of SGHA staff.
  • Seek problem-solving partnerships with residents, board, community, and government leadership, planning and development.
  • Apply SGHA resources to the effective and efficient management and
    operation of the public housing program, taking in to account changes in federal funding.

Equal Housing Opportunity Provider / Discrimination Prohibited Equal Housing Opportunity Provider / Discrimination Prohibited

We are an Equal Housing Opportunity Provider. We provide housing without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, physical or mental handicap, familial status, national origin, or other protected class. To file a complaint of discrimination, write HUD Director, Office of Civil Rights, 451 7th Street S.W., Washington, D.C. 20410 or call Customer Service at (202) 708-1112 (voice) or (202) 708-1455 (TTY). HUD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

In accordance with federal law and United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex or familial status. To file a complaint of discrimination, write HUD Director, Office of Civil Rights, 451 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC 20410, or call (202) 708-1112 (voice) or (202) 708-1455 (TDD).