Childersburg Housing Authority
250 6th Avenue SW
Childersburg, Talladega County, AL


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

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

Please note: The Childersburg Housing Authority also manages the Vincent Housing Authority.

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

The CHA offers one Public Housing community with 32 units for families and senior/disabled  households, ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms, located in Vincent, AL.

To apply, visit the CHA office to pick up a pre-application, located at 250 6th Ave SW, Childersburg, AL 35044, from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm; and 1:00 am until 3:30 pm CT, Monday-Friday.

Once the pre-application has been completed, call the CHA to schedule an appointment at (256) 378-6008, from 8:00 am 12:00 pm; and 1:00 am until 3:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

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

The CHA does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed not the waiting list by the date and time the pre-application is received.

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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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 CHA office at (256) 378-6008 from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm; and 1:00 am until 3:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Childersburg Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 189 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Childersburg Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units.

Childersburg Housing Authority is among the 58% of Alabama housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

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

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 Childersburg Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2011 10/6/11 Plan
2010 8/18/10 Plan
2007 10/16/07 Plan
2006 8/18/06 Plan
2005 9/19/05 Plan
2004 12/23/04 Plan
2001 2/7/02 Plan
2000 12/21/00 Plan