Improving Lives One Home At A Time

About Childress Housing Authority


History of
Shady Grove Home Apartments
Housing Authority of Childress

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

SGHA currently owns and manages 80 Public Housing Units in Childress, Texas


Our Mission

Our mission is to provide descent, 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.



Improving Lives One Home At A Time


Equal Housing Opportunity
Handicapped Accessible
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 USDA Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call Customer Service at 202-260-1026 (Voice), 1-866-632-9992 (Toll Free), 1-800-877-8339 and 1-866-337-8642 (TDD or Local Relay and Federal Relay Service). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

In accordance with federal law and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) 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 USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD).