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Welcome to Cumberland Housing
Cumberland Housing consists of two seperate agencies operating under this combined name. The agencies include the Housing Authority of the City of Cumberland, a HUD Public Housing agency and the Cumberland Housing Alliance, Inc. a nonprofit 501c3 corporations. These two agencies share the same office location, staff members but have seperate Board of Directors.
The mission of the Housing Authority is: (1) to ensure safe, decent, sanitary, affordable and well-maintained housing at a fair market rent; (2) to create opportunities for residents’ self-sufficiency and economic independence; (3) to assure fiscal integrity by all low, very low and extremely low-income program participants, and (4) to develop affordable housing, both rental and for sale, in the City of Cumberland and surrounding communities.
The mission of the Cumberland Housing Alliance is to address the housing and community economic development needs of low to moderate income resident of the greater Cumberland region of Allegany, Garrett Counties in Maryland, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, and Mineral County West Virginal. By developing affordable housing, creating homeownership opportunities, ensuring long term availability of developable land, and community economic development activities, the Cumberland Housing Alliance will improve economic opportunities for the citizens of the region. The Cumberland Housing Alliance is the nonprofit development corporation arm of the Housing Authority of the City of Cumberland