The Cumberland Housing Alliance Inc. was formed in 1999 as a nonprofit 501c3 corporation registered in the State of Maryland to serve as the housing development and construction arm of the Housing Authority of the City of Cumberland. The Cumberland Housing Alliance is one of the agencies of the Cumberland Housing Group and headquartered at the East First Street campus in Cumberland.
The Cumberland Housing Alliance Inc. is an agency operating within the Cumberland Housing Group. The mission of the Cumberland Housing Alliance is to address the housing and community economic development needs of low to moderate income residents of Cumberland and Allegany County. By developing affordable housing, creating home ownership opportunities, ensuring long-term availability of develop-able land, and community economic development activities, the Cumberland Housing Alliance will improve economic opportunities for the citizens of the region.
The activities of the Cumberland Housing Alliance include the development and construction of low to moderate income rental and home-ownership housing in the Cumberland and Allegany County area. The Cumberland Housing Alliance provides Low-Income Housing Tax Credit developments, redevelopment of public housing developments, urban infill projects, and renovation of dilapidated properties for use as affordable housing utilizing various forms of funding.