Albertville Housing Authority
711 S Broad Street
Albertville, Marshall County, AL

256-878-2641

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Open Indefinitely

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Albertville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on December 21st, 2015.

The Albertville Housing Authority (AHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

Albertville, AL is about 65 miles northeast of Birmingham, AL.

To apply, visit the AHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 711 S Broad St., Albertville, AL 35950, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, you must call the AHA office to schedule an appointment to return the pre-application at (256) 878-2641, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The AHA does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the pre-application is received.

The wait time for a Voucher is approximately 4 to 6 months.

Important note: Applicants will receive a confirmation number when either applying, or being placed on the waiting list, depending on housing authority policy. It is important to keep that number in a safe, easy to access place. It will be needed any time when referencing your pre-application with the housing authority.

If any of your application information changes from the time you submitted the original pre-application (such as contact information, income, and household members), inform the housing authority immediately. In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Please contact the housing authority to find out its policy on updating pre-application information.

For more information, call the AHA office at (256) 878-2641 from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Albertville Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update December 18th, 2015.

The Albertville Housing Authority (AHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.


Please note: The wait time for Public Housing is approximately 6 to 12 months.

The AHA offers one Public Housing community with 164 units for families and senior/disabled households.

To apply, visit the AHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 711 S Broad St, Albertville, AL 35950, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, you must call the AHA office to schedule an appointment to return the pre-application at (256) 878-2641, from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The AHA does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the pre-application is received.

For more information, call the AHA office at (256) 878-2641, from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Albertville Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 164 affordable rental units. It also administers 397 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Albertville Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Albertville Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (29%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (71%) to that of all housing authorities in Alabama, Albertville Housing Authority has a smaller proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in Alabama.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Albertville Housing Authority scored an average of 90 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 99 in 2005 and a low score of 77 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Alabama is 73.82.

Albertville Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Alabama housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Albertville Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2011 1/26/11 Plan
2010 1/26/10 Plan
2009 12/2/08 Plan
2008 12/6/07 Plan
2007 11/17/06 Plan
2006 1/6/06 Plan
2005 11/1/04 Plan
2004 12/17/03 Plan
2002 2/14/02 Plan
2001 7/27/01 Plan
2000 4/10/00 Plan