Welcome to the Town of Independence Housing Authority. Our mission is to provide and develop quality affordable housing opportunities for individuals and families while promoting self-sufficiency and neighborhood revitalization. The Independence Housing Authority is a non-profit entity that primarily receives its funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Authority is governed by a five member board of commissioners who are appointed by the Mayor of Independence for five year terms. The Board sets the policies for the agency and hires the Executive Director to oversee the day to day operations of the organization.