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Casper Housing Authority

Mission & Vision

Mission:   The Casper Housing Authority provides quality affordable housing that is well integrated into the fabric of neighborhood’s and serves as a foundation to improve lives and advance resident independence.

Vision:   Create dynamic communities where people thrive.



The Housing Authority of the City of Casper (dba) Casper Housing Authority, was established in 1971 to address the shortage of safe, sanitary, and affordable housing for low-income individuals.

The agency was created through a resolution passed by the City Council of the City of Casper, in accordance with the Public Housing Act.

In 1974, another resolution was passed, granting the Casper Housing Authority the right and power to hold title to real property.

CHA celebrates 50 years of service in 2024!


CHA is governed by a 5 member Board of Commissioners, appointed by the  City Council of the City of Casper.

John Lichty – Chairman

Rhonda Zimmerman – Vice Chairman

John Haass - Commissioner

Kenneth Bates – Commissioner

Julie Collins – Commissioner

Kim Summerall-Wright – Executive Director

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The Casper Housing Authority and Casper Housing Authority CARES are led by a dedicated Executive Team, including the Executive Director, Director of Finance, Director of Asset Management, Director of Housing, and Director of CARES.


Together, they oversee a team of 48 passionate and mission-focused employees across various departments, including Housing Programs, Maintenance & Construction, Family Self Sufficiency, Administrative, and CARES.

Employment Opportunities

Casper Housing Authority and our nonprofit CARES are in a state of growth.  New programs and employment opportunities are often available.  Full job descriptions can be found on Indeed or at the CHA office at 140 E. K Street.  For questions, send an email to

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