Fred Wescott, WCHA Board Chair, received the Elizabeth B. Wells Memorial Award from the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) in 2010. This was the first time this was awarded to a smaller agency.
- 2000 NAHRO – National Award of Merit in Administrative Innovation
- 2005 Outstanding Achievement in Resident Relations
- 2007 NAHRO – National Award of Merit Program Innovation
- 2007 Nan Mckay – Excellence in Housing Award
- 2009 Outstanding Achievement for Creativity
- 2009 NAHRO – National Award of Merit in Administrative Innovation
- 2016 Nan McKay – Development Award