Housing Authority Birmingham District | COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
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The objective of HABD’s Community Engagement Department is to link residents with programs and services to help improve their economic self-sufficiency. Resident services enrich the lives of communities and empowers individuals and families as they achieve economic independence. Also, all community centers offer 5 core principles of community engagement for all residents to receive valuable and resourceful programming. The 5 core principles are as follows: Education; Financial Literacy; Personal Growth/Development; Self-Sufficiency; and Health & Wellness.


Programs, initiatives and partnerships offered through Community Engagement include:

  • Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Programs
  • Homeownership Program
  • Amazon Workforce Development/Section 3
  • HUD Strong Families
  • Teen Leadership Conference
  • HABD Summer Camp
  • CPAB Resident Empowerment Conference 2019
  • Mario Addison Sports Camp
  • “DreamMakerz”
  • Alabama Cooperative Extension System
  • Project Hopewell
  • Birmingham Breakout Team Building
  • Determined 2 Be
  • AIDS-Alabama
  • SCLC
  • Mavericks
  • 4-H STEM
  • Firefighters Association
  • Community Centers
  • Resident Council Technical Assistance
  • Wheels, Beats, & Eats Car Show
  • Her Story, Her Voice
  • Back-to-School Family Bash
  • Magic City Snappers
  • MHRC Healthy Happy Kids
  • Fresh Air Farm
  • Better Basics-Dolly Parton Imagination Library
  • Future Achievers Male Mentorship
  • Teen Leadership- Bowling Green Housing Authority
  • Selma Housing Authority
  • Bessemer Housing Authority
  • Birmingham Fire & Rescue
  • United Way
  • Dream Girls Academy
  • Food Bank of Central Alabama
  • Montgomery Zoo 


Armon Matthews
Interim VP of Community Engagement
Housing Authority of the Birmingham District
1826 3rd Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35233