Washoe Affordable Housing Corporation (WAHC) is a nonprofit corporation created by the Reno Housing Authority. WAHC administers affordable housing programs that assist low-income individuals and families across the state of Nevada.
Since 2000, WAHC has carried out the contract administration of Project-Based Section 8 (PBS8) properties throughout the state of Nevada. WAHC provides oversight of these affordable properties ensuring that owners and agents comply with federal regulation. A talented, professional staff conducts monitoring reviews of the assigned properties and carries out the various contract responsibilities.
In 2017, WAHC created the Homeless Prevention Program to assist low-income families in jeopardy of homelessness due to temporary financial hardship and to assist families who are facing high rent increases.