Empowering You To House Communities

Streamlining Public Housing Management with specialized, easy-to-use software solutions for complex HUD programs

Why Emphasys?

  • Specializing in public housing with solutions tailored for PHAs
  • Unrivaled experience – over 45 years in the public and affordable housing sector
  • Unlimited support
  • Close alignment with HUD, ensuring you stay in compliance

Our Solutions

Housing Programs

Simplified management of HCV, LIPH & other HUD programs

Self-Service Portals

Empower your residents and landlords


Seamless integration with market-leading solutions

Online Learning

Equip your team with the skills they need to excel

PHA Accounting

 We guide you through effective fund management

As a pioneer of public housing authority software, Emphasys has set the standard for innovative business solutions since 1976.

Public Housing Agencies

Subsidized Units Managed

Years of Industry Experience

Jose Capeles, Grand Rapids Housing Commission
Elite Manages All Your Operations, Empowering Agencies to Better Serve Their Communities

If Emphasys Elite were a superhero, which one would it be? José Capeles of the Grand Rapids Housing Commission shares his take.

Ryzwan Nabibaksh, IT Professional
Choose a Software Solution Designed Specifically for Public Housing

Many of the technology solutions available to PHAs were actually designed for the private sector, with the needs of public housing addressed as an afterthought. Ryzwan Nabibaksh of Broward County Housing Authority shares his perspective.

Lindsey Reames, Executive Director, Grand Rapids Housing Commission
Ensure a Seamless Wait List Opening with MyHousing WebApp and Applicant Portal

Lindsey Reams, Executive Director of Grand Rapids Housing Commission, shares her agency’s experience with a recent HCV wait list opening.

We Are Your Partner

Elite Insight Analytics

Transform data into actionable insights with Elite Insight Analytics. Our business intelligence dashboards offer a panoramic view of your housing operations, enabling smarter decisions and optimized performance.

Emphasys University

Sharpen your team’s skills with Emphasys University. Our online learning platform offers a comprehensive curriculum tailored to the unique needs of Public Housing Authorities. Learn, grow, and excel in your mission.

Fee Accounting

Navigate the financial landscape with confidence through our Fee Accounting services. Tailored to meet the needs of Public Housing Authorities, we ensure compliance and accuracy in financial management, allowing you to focus on your core mission—housing families.

Hosting Services

Eliminate the burdens of in-house server management with our secure Hosting Services. We prioritize top-tier security measures to protect against breaches, allowing you to focus on what truly matters—providing quality housing.

April 2024 Staff Spotlight: Casey Van Patten

I started with Emphasys in March 2024 after spending 12 years in the Housing Authority accounting field, including seven years as the Director of Finance for the Housing Authority of Owensboro (Kentucky). I got my start in the industry working for a small competitor...

March 2024 Staff Spotlight: Jerry VanDreumel

In 1998, I joined Emphasys seeking a Developer position. Despite their focus on cabling a new building and no immediate need for developers, I leveraged my technical background as a lab tech and computer company experience to secure a role as a Network Engineer....

Jeff Cook Named General Manager and CEO at Emphasys Software

Dave Badun will continue with Emphasys Software’s parent company, Aquila Software, as a Portfolio Manager

Join for the 2024 Spring Training Seminar on May 14. This virtual event includes a full day of training with two tracks. Check out the agenda.
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